In Exercise?, ?conduct the hypothesis test and provide the test statistic, critical value, and/or P-value, and state the conclusion. American Idol? The contestants on the TV show A? merican Idol? try to win a singing contest. At one point, the Web site ?WhatNotToSing.com? listed the actual numbers of eliminations for different orders of singing, and the expected number of eliminations was also listed. The results are in the table below. Use a 0.05 significance level to test the claim that the actual eliminations agree with the expected numbers. Does there appear to be support for the claim that the leadoff singers appear to be at a disadvantage? 7 t h r Singi o ng u Order g h 1 2 Elimi natio 9 ns Expe 1 cted 3 Elimi . natio 5 ns

Solution 18 BSC Step 1 Given, the TV show American Idol try to win a singing contest. At one point, the Web site WhatNotToSing.com listed the actual numbers of eliminations for different orders of singing, and the expected number of eliminations was also listed. By using = 0.05 significance level to test the claim that the actual eliminations agree with the expected numbers. We need to see that there appear to be support for the claim that the leadoff singers appear to be at a disadvantage The Hypotheses can be expressed as H0 leadoff singers appear to be at a disadvantage H1 leadoff singers does not appear to be at a disadvantage The Test Statistic here is (Oi Ei) = Ei Where O =ibserved frequency Ei= Expected frequency