# Business Travel News (July 17. 2006) reported the results of its annual Travel Manager Salary & Attitude survey. A total of 277 travel professionals, 103 males and 174 females, participated in the 2005 survey. One question asked for the travel professional's opinion on the fairness of his/her salary. Responses were classified as salary too low. equitable/fair, or paid well. The

a. Find the proportion of male travel professionals who believe their salary is too low and compare it to the proportion of female travel professionals who believe their salary is too low.

b. Repeat part a but compare the proportions who believe their salary is equitable/fair.

c. Repeat part a but compare the proportions who believe they are paid well.

d. Based on the comparisons, parts a-c, do you think opinion on the fairness of a travel professional's salary differs for males and females?

e. Refer to part d. Conduct the appropriate statistical test using Î± = .10.

f. Construct and interpret a 90% confidence interval for the difference between the proportions of part a.

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