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Z test for two populations: Hurricanes that strike the US

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From 1990-1998 there were 68 Atlantic hurricanes, or which 19 struck the US. From 199-2006 there were 70 hurricanes, of which 45 struck the US. Does this evidence convince you the percentage of hurricanes that strike the US is increasing?

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Z test for two populations: Hurricanes that strike the USA

From 1990-1998 there were 68 Atlantic hurricanes, or which 19 struck the US. From 1999-2006 there were 70 hurricanes, of which 45 struck the US. Does this evidence convince you the percentage of hurricanes that strike the US is increasing? Use a .01 significance level.

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