Distribution of my Facebook Friends’ Names

The other day I was talking with my friend Matt, and he said to me that he thought I knew a lot of people with names starting with “J.” I thought that was a bit strange, but then he claimed that he felt that most of my friend’s names began with a “J.” So, I started looking through my Facebook Friends list out of curiosity, and sure enough, Matt was right. The distribution of my Facebook Friends’ Names is below: As you can see, the highest is “J” with 43, followed by “S – 35,” “M – 32,” “D – 31,” and “R – 30.” And if your name starts with a “U” or an “X,” I’m likely not to be your friend. So, I wanted to test Matt’s hypothesis that most of my friend’s names start with a “J.” H0: the proportion of my friend’s names that start with a “J” is 0.5 H1: the proportion of my friend’s names that start with...
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