According to the Digest of Educational Statistics, a certain group of preschool children under the age of one year each spends an average of 30.9 hours per week in nonparental care. A study of state university center-based programs indicated that a random sample of 32 infants spent an average of 32.1 hours per week in their care. The standard deviation of the population is 3.6 hours. At α = 0.01 is there sufficient evidence to conclude that the sample mean differs from the national mean?
Perform each of the following steps.
a. State the hypotheses and identify the claim.
b. Find the critical value(s).
c. Compute the test value.
d. Make the decision.
e. Summarize the results.
Use diagrams to show the critical region (or regions), and use the traditional method of hypothesis testing unless otherwise specified.

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