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# Hypothesis testing problem

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Complete the five step hypothesis for the following research question. Please include brief word summary, in addition to the calculations for each step.

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X14

Do countries with labor forces less than or equal to 30 million have exports greater than or equal to \$90 billion?

The Five-Step Procedure for Hypothesis Testing
Step 1
State the null hypothesis -
State the alternate hypothesis -

Step 2
Select a level of significance (&#940; or alpha) which will be used when finding critical value(s).

Step 3
Identify the test statistic - this is the formula you use given the data in the scenario. Simply put, the test statistic may be a Z statistic, a t statistic, or some other distribution.

Step 4
State the decision rule.

Step 5
Take a sample and arrive at a decision.
Our job now is to calculate the value of Z (or t, or other distribution) based on a sample. If the

#### Solution Summary

Step by step method for testing the hypothesis under 5 step approach is discussed here. Excel template for each problem is also included. This template can be used to obtain the answers of similar problems.

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