A state executive claims that the average number of acres in western Pennsylvania state parks is less than 2000 acres. A random sample of five parks is selected, and the number of acres is shown. At α = 0.01, is there enough evidence to support the claim?
Perform each of the following steps.
a. State the hypotheses and identify the claim.
b. Find the critical value(s).
c. Find the test value.
d. Make the decision.
e. Summarize the results.
Use the traditional method of hypothesis testing unless otherwise specified.
Assume that the population is approximately normally distributed.

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