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    The federal government recently granted funds for a special program designed to reduce crime in high-crime areas. A study of the results of the program in eight high-crime areas of Miami, Florida, yielded the following results.

    Number of Crimes by Area
    A B C D E F G H
    Before 14 7 4 5 17 12 8 9
    After 2 7 3 6 8 13 3 5

    Has there been a decrease in the number of crimes since the inauguration of the program?
    Use the .01 significance level. Estimate the p-value.

    1. State Null and alternate hypothesis
    2. Select a level of significance
    3. Identify the test statistic
    4. Formulate a decision rule
    5. Take a sample arrive at a decision

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