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The claim is that mean body temperature of healthy adults is less than 98.6 °F.

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Statistics: n=106, x̅ = 98.20 °F, s=0.62 °F.

Suppose μ denotes the true mean body temperature of healthy adults and significance level is 0.01.

The hypothesis of interest is as follows:

Question 5 options:

a) H0: μ = 98.6 °F versus  H1: μ > 98.6 °F

b) H0: μ = 98.6 °F versus  H1: μ < 98.6 °F

c) H0: μ > 98.6 °F versus  H1: μ < 98.6 °F

d) Cannot be determined

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c) H 0 : &gt; 98.6... View the full answer

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