Abstract
In this paper, Team A will be determining and discussing how there will be an overall shortage of truck drivers in the years of 2012 and 2014. We will be using a null hypothesis and alternative hypothesis to determine which hypothesis is correct. The subject that is being testing is the issue of a possible decrease in the number of truck drivers that are present on our roads today.

A hypothesis test is being conducted to test the shortage of truck drivers in the coming years. Within the past years, the trucking industry has seen a decrease in the number of drivers on the road. This is due in part to the economy as well as the many regulations that are placed upon the industry (Beard, 2011). These regulations include the number of hours that truck driver is able to drive as well as the number of potential drivers who are unable to pass the mandated drug testing and if these potential drivers have a DUI (driving under the influence) within the past five to 10 years. Another reason for the shortage is that many of the younger population in the job force are seeking employment in the technology business; leaving an older population who is in this field who will retire in the approaching years. With these issues at hand, we can now look at the changes and how this will affect the hypothesis that is stated below. Five Step Hypothesis Testing Process

Data:
Year| CPS Estimate of # of Truck Drivers|
1994| 129,000|
1995| 131,000|
1996| 136,000|
1997| 146,000|
1998| 147,000|
1999| 147,500|
2000| 152,000|
2001| 151,000|
2002| 152,500|
(Beard, 2011)
Hypothesis 1: Stating the research question:
There is an overall shortage of truck drivers as the years 2012 and 2014 approach. It is said that the average shortage is from 1.4% to 0.5% per year. Using a significance level of 0.05 we are testing the claim whether the shortage of truck drivers in the year 2012...

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HypothesisTestingPaper
Team A
PSY/315
July 7, 2014
Instructor: Regina Pendergrass
Inside statistics, it has to be understood what hypothesistesting is to find and verify research to be studied. Hypothesistesting is a form of research that is used to show how a certain issue will end or how the researcher(s) think the issue will end in the environment that it is situated....

...APP6JMaloney problems 2. 4, 6, 10, 18, 22, 24
2 ) The value of the z score un a hypothesis test is influenced by a variety of factors.
Assuming that all the other variables are held constant, explain how the value
of Z is influenced by each of the following?
Z= M - u / SD
a) Increasing the difference between the sample mean and the original.
The z score represents the distance of each X or score from the mean.
If the distance between the sample mean and the...

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The Idea of HypothesisTesting
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H0: = 190
H1: > 190
We test 100 only children and find that
x = 198
and suppose we...

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...Lesson note #
Statistical Inference
Testing of Hypothesis
Type I Error:
Rejection of the null hypothesis when it is true is called a type I error.
Type II Error:
Acceptance of the null hypothesis when it is false is called a type II error.
|Decision of the test for the Null Hypothesis |The Null Hypothesis is |
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...What is HypothesisTesting?
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Statistical Hypotheses
Null hypothesis. The null hypothesis, denoted by H0, is usually the hypothesis that sample observations...

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