# Statistics - Hypothesis

For the following questions answer the following

(1)State your hypothesis

(2)Sketch your distribution displaying critical values

(3)Show the calculation of your test statistic

(4)State your decision regarding your hypothesis

Question 1: In a Gallup poll, 1,402 randomly selected adults were surveyed and 396 of them smoked in the past week. Use (alpha) = .10 to test the claim that not more than 30% of adults have smoked within the past week.

Question2: In a recent year, some professional baseball players complained that umpires were calling more strikes than the average rate of 64% called in the previous year. During a given period, one umpire called 2,725 strikes out of 4,217 pitches thrown. Use (alpha)=.02 to test the claim that this umpires strike rate is greater than 64%.

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#### Solution Summary

The hypothesis distribution is examined. A complete, neat and step-by-step solution is provided in the attached Excel File.