The accountant for Thomas’s Furniture Store is concerned regarding the outstanding receivable owed the company. There has been a cash flow problem and it is believed that the slow collection of accounts receivable is partially the blame. The accountant believes that 40% of the present accounts are more than 4 months behind in making payments. To be able to make a decision regarding this belief, a random sample of 100 accounts was taken. It was found that 37 accounts were more than 4 months late. Did the sample data confirm the accountant’s belief? Use the .05 significant level for the statistical test.
A. The accountant belief is not conferred. B. The accountant needed to take a larger sample. C. The accountant belief is conferred. D. There is not enough evidence to confer or deny the belief.
New college business graduates are finding it difficult to get a job. A business journal has reported that only one in five graduates is able to find a job within 6 mo