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The safety director of Honda took samples at random from the file of minor work-related accidents and classified them according to the time the accident took place.

Number of Number of
Time Accidents Time Accidents
8 a.m up to 9 a.m. 7 1 p.m. up to 2 p.m. 10
9 a.m. up to 10 a.m. 5 2 p.m. up to 3 p.m. 15
10 a.m. up to 11 a.m. 5 3 p.m. up to 4 p.m. 9
11 a.m. up to 12 noon 13 4 p.m. up to 5 p.m. 8

a. State the decision rule. Use 0.02 significance level. (Round the final answer to 3 decimal places.)

H0: The numbers of accidents are the same.

H1: The numbers of accidents are not the same.

Reject H0 if 2 >
.

b. Compute the value of chi-square. (Round the final answer to 2 decimal places.)

2 =

c. What is your decision regarding H0? Using the goodness-of-fit test and the 0.02 level of significance, determine whether the accidents are evenly distributed throughout the day.

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H0. The accidents are
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distributed throughout the day.

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