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    Heather Carielli is a former student who earned a master degree at the University of Arkansas. When she randomly selected 16 new text books in the college book store she found that they had prices with a mean of $70.41 and a standard deviation of $19.70. Is there sufficient evidence to warrant rejection of a claim in the college catalog that the mean price of the textbook at the college is less than $75.00? use .05 significance level. Accept or the reject the null?

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    SE = s/sqrt n = 19.70/sqrt 16 = 4.925

    t = (x-bar - mu)/SE

    t = (70.41 - 75)/4.925 = ...

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