When performing a hypothesis test, the test will be inaccurate if not set up correctly.
Primary Task Requirement:
Your task is to discuss the three cases for the null and alternative for hypothesis tests. Why is it important to have an equal sign in each of the 3 cases? Discuss how you determine if the claim is the null or alternative hypothesis.
Then, for the following two examples, determine the null and alternative as well as state which one represents the claim. State what type of test will be completed: left-tailed, right-tailed, or two-tailed.
Claim 1: The average score of the first exam for the class is an 81%.
Claim 2: The average price for a gallon of gas is more than $3.00.