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Question 7

Suppose you and a friend both take samples of college students in order to determine if the proportion of college students who prefer Macbooks to PCs is more than 30%. You find that 36% of your sample prefer Macbooks, while your friend’s sample estimates the percentage is 33%. However your test statistic is 1.32 and your friend calculates her test statistic to be 1.76. Which of the following statements is true?

A.

Your friend's sample must have been smaller than your sample.

B.

Your sample must have been smaller than your friend's sample.

C.

Your sample provides stronger evidence against the null hypothesis because 0.36 is further from 0.30

D.

Your friend's test statistic is calculated incorrectly. It should be smaller than yours.

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