The median age at first marriage for men in the United States in 2008 was 27.6 years. Alumni officers at a large university contacted recent newlyweds to see if their median age was different. Their ages (in years) at marriage are listed below. At α = 0.05 can it be concluded that the median age for these alumni is different?
Perform these 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.