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Hypothesis Forming

I need some help in formulating a numerical hypothesis statement regarding my research subject. Also need help to table formulate a verbal hypothesis statement regarding the research. along with a 5 step hypothesis statement regarding the research.

Hypothetical Company Name/Scenario: Hydro-Corn Farming, Inc. (based out of Iowa); (this company is facing the dilemma of a much needed demand for alternative fuel for the nation, and it has seen a sudden "spike" in product demand; the corn can't be picked fast enough, but there is plenty of it! We need to hire more people and not pay existing employees overtime during peak demands!)

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The question is, if hiring more employees will eliminate the overtime for current employees during peak and normal harvests?

H0: 10 (new employees) = 0 (overtime)
H1: 10 (new employees) ≠0 (overtime)

Adding 10 employees will eliminate the overtime for current employees.
Adding 10 employees will not eliminate the overtime for current employees.

More time is needed to harvest ...

Solution Summary

Example for forming a five step hypothesis method using a company, statement, numerical and descriptive hypothesis plus the problem to be solved.

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