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Connections Between Interests: Beverages and Sports

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Researchers feel that there may be some type of connection between a person’s favorite beverage (soda, milk, energy drink, or juice) and favorite professional sport (hockey, basketball, football, baseball, or other).

Which of the following statements is appropriate?

A

The null hypothesis is that favorite drink and favorite professional sport are not independent.

B

The alternative hypothesis is that there is no association between favorite drink and favorite sport.

C

The null hypothesis is that hockey fans like all four listed beverages equally.

D

The null hypothesis is that favorite drink and favorite professional sport are independent.

E

The null hypothesis is that a person’s favorite drink and whether he watches basketball is independent.