QNT 561 Week 5 Individual Assignment, One-Sample Hypothesis Testing Cases
The first presented case is on election results. When voting on a larger scale takes place, like that of the presidency or senator offices, television networks like to compete to see which network predicts the winner first. This is done through exit polls, where voters are selected randomly and asked for whom they voted. This case collected data from the State of Florida during the 2000-year elections. The only recorded votes were that of the two candidates that had any chance of winning: Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush. The sample included 765 voters. Al Gore received 358 votes, while George W. Bush received 407 votes.
A candidate can only be ….as the winner once they have received more than 50% of the votes. Given that the polls close at 8:00 PM, can the network announce at 8:01 PM that George W. Bush will win the State of Florida based on the sample votes collected……………….Continued (05 Pages with References)