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# The safety director of large steel mill took samples at random from company records of minor...

The safety director of large steel mill took samples at random from company records of minor work-related accidents and classified them according to the time the accident took place.

 Number of Number of Time Accidents Time Accidents 8 up to 9 a.m. 5 1 up to 2 p.m. 6 9 up to 10 a.m. 10 2 up to 3 p.m. 9 10 up to 11 a.m. 8 3 up to 4 p.m. 9 11 up to 12 p.m. 18 4 up to 5 p.m. 20

Using the goodness-of-fit test and the 0.01 level of significance, determine whether the accidents are evenly distributed throughout the day.

H0: The accidents are evenly distributed throughout the day.
H1: The accidents are not evenly distributed throughout the day.

State the decision rule, using the 0.01 significance level. (Round your answer to 3 decimal places.)

Compute the value of chi-square. (Round your answer to 3 decimal places.)

What is your decision regarding H0?

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