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A random sample of 400 male and a random sample of 100 females were taken. 80% of the sampled male lawyers favored the death penalty while 90% of the sampled females favored it. This suggests that the females are more favorable to the death penatly then the males , but it is possible that the difference in the samples may be the result of chance variation. The P-value. It is closest to
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    Carlos Rodriguez <carlos@math.albany.edu>
    This problem was contributed by a student in Elementary Statistics. It is offered as it is with no warranty of any kind
    Last modified: Wed May 13 12:29:11 EDT 1998