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    For the following statement, write the null hypothesis and the alternative hypothesis. Then, label the one that is the claim being made.
    The dean of a major university claims that the mean time required to earn a master's degree is 3.4 years.

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    We consider three cases

    Case 1: two-tailed test

    Null hypothesis H0: the mean time required to earn a master's degree is 3.4 years;
    Alternative hypothesis Ha: ...

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    The solution examines the null and alternative hypothesis.

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