A children’s playground equipment manufacturer read in a survey that 55% of all U.S. playground injuries occur on the monkey bars. The manufacturer wishes to investigate playground injuries in four different parts of the country to determine if the proportions of accidents on the monkey bars are equal. The results are shown here. At α = 0.05, test the claim that the proportions are equal. Use the P-value method.
Perform the following steps.
a. State the hypotheses and identify the claim.
b. Find the critical value.
c. Compute the test value.
d. Make the decision.
e. Summarize the results.
Use the traditional method of hypothesis testing unless otherwise specified.

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