Introduction to Hypothesis Testing Table

Introduction to Hypothesis Testing Table
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Introduction to Hypothesis Testing Table
Identify whether each research scenario listed in the left column of the top of the matrix, would be a one- or two-tailed test and then justify your decision. For each research scenario in the bottom of the matrix, write what the null and alternative hypotheses would be.

Research Scenario One-tail or two-tail test Justification
A local dermatologist claims that more than 30% of mole biopsies are unnecessary. Last month at his clinic, 210 out of 634 had benign biopsy results. Is there enough evidence to reject the dermatologist’s claim?
Research Scenario Null hypothesis: Alternative hypothesis:

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