Question: Researchers suspect that 18 of all high school students smoke

Researchers suspect that 18% of all high school students smoke at least one pack of cigarettes a day. At Wilson High School, with an enrollment of 300 students, a study found that 50 students smoked at least one pack of cigarettes a day. At α = 0.05, test the claim that 18% of all high school students smoke at least one pack of cigarettes a day. Use the P-value method.
Perform each of the following steps.
a. State the hypotheses and identify the claim.
b. Find the critical value(s).
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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