What is the estimate of the overall proportion

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1. A poll finds that 54% of the 600 people polled favor the incumbent. Shortly after the poll is taken, it is disclosed that he had an extramarital affair. A new poll finds that 50% of the 1030 polled now favor the incumbent. We want to know if his support has decreased. In computing a test of hypothesis with , what is the estimate of the overall proportion?

A. 52%
B. 52.5%
C. 51.5%

2. A poll finds that 54% of the 600 people polled favor the incumbent. Shortly after the poll is taken, it is disclosed that he had an extramarital affair. A new poll finds that 50% of the 1030 polled now favor the incumbent. We want to know if his support has decreased. The test statistic is

A. z = 1.56.
B. z = -2.57.
C. z = -1.55.

3. A poll finds that 54% of the 600 people polled favor the incumbent. Shortly after the poll is taken, it is disclosed that he had an extramarital affair. A new poll finds that 50% of the 1030 polled now favor the incumbent. The standard error for a confidence interval for the candidate's latest support level is

A. 0.016.
B. 0.020.
C. 0.025.

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