California’s governor election

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California’s governor election in 2010 had 2 major candidates, Brown and Whitman.A.  For a random sample of 650 voters, 360 voted for Brown and the rest voted for Whitman. Conduct all 6 steps (0-5) of a test of hypothesis to predict the outcome of the election.  What is the numerical value of your test statistic?  What is the numerical value of your p-value?   Are you willing to predict the outcome in this case?B.  Now, run your test again where the random sample is only 50 voters, and the number who voted for Brown is 28. Show that the p hat is similar to the p hat in part A, but that the test statistic and the p- value are very different from those you calculated in part A. What is the numerical value of your test statistic?  What is the numerical value of your p-value?   Are you willing to predict the outcome in this case? 

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