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# Body temperature We have all heard that 98.6 degrees

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Problem 9.61

Body temperature We have all heard that 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (or 37 degrees Celsius) is normal body temperature. In fact, there is evidence that most people have a slightly lower body temperature. You plan to measure the body temperature of a random sample of people very accurately. You hope to show that a majority have temperatures lower than 98.6 degrees. (a) Say clearly what the population proportion p stands for in this setting. (b) In terms of p, what are your null and alternative hypotheses?

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