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Null and Alternative Hypotheses about Defectives

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It is claimed that in a shipment of $1,000$ items less than ten percent are defective. A random sample of $100$ items from the shipment is inspected and $12$ of them are found to be defective.

What is the alternative hypothesis?

A

Alternate: $P < 0.10$

B

Alternate: $P < 0.12$

C

Alternate: $P > 0.10$

D

Alternate: $P > 0.12$