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Federal administration stated that unemployment level in US is 8.6% (population proportion = 0.086). A hypothesis test is to be performed to decide whether unemployment level in NY State differs from national level. a) formulate the null hypothesis b) formulate the alternative hypothesis c) classify the hypothesis test as two-tailed, left-tailed or right-tailed

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a) Formulate the null hypothesis

The null hypothesis tested is
H0: The proportion of unemployment ...

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