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    A researcher is looking at the relationship between home-schooling and achievement. She is hypothesizing that the home-schooled children will score higher than non home-schooled children on a standardized achievement test.
    a. What is the null hypothesis?
    b. What is the alternative hypothesis? (Remember that every possibility must be covered between these two hypotheses).
    c. Is this a one-tailed or a two-tailed test?
    d. Write the alternative hypothesis so that it is a one-tailed test.
    e. Write it as a two-tailed test.

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    Null Hypothesis and one-tailed/two-tailed test
    A researcher is looking at the relationship between home-schooling and achievement. She is hypothesizing that the home-schooled children will score higher than non home-schooled children on a standardized achievement test. 

    a. What is the null hypothesis? 
    H0: The mean score of home-schooled ...

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