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    Testing a Claim using Significance Testing

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    Test the given claim - Global warming survey:
    A Pew research poll was conducted to investigate opinions about global warming. The respondents who answered yes when asked if there is solid evidence that the earth is getting warmer were then asked to select a cause of global warming. The results for two age brackets are given in the table below. Use a 0.01 significance level to test the claim that the age bracket is independent of the choice for the cause of global warming. Do respondents from both age brackets appear to agree, or is there a substantial difference?

    Human activity Natural patterns Don't know
    Under 30 108 41 7
    65 and over 121 71 43

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    Global warming survey
    A Pew research poll was conducted to investigate opinions about global warming. The respondents who answered yes when asked if there is solid evidence that the earth is getting warmer were then asked to select a cause of global warming. The results for two age brackets are given in the table below. Use a 0.01 significance level to test the claim that the age bracket is independent of the choice for the cause of global warming. Do respondents from both age brackets appear to agree, or is there a substantial difference?
    Human activity Natural patterns Don't know
    Under 30 108 ...

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