Dementia is the loss of the intellectual and social abilities severe enough to interfere with judgment, behavior, and daily functioning. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. In the article "Living with Early Onset Dementia: Exploring the Experience and Developing Evidence-Based Guidelines for Practice" (Alzheimer's Care Quarterly, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 111-122), P. Harris and J. Keady explored the experience and struggles of people diagnosed with dementia and their families. A hypothesis test is to be performed to decide whether the mean age at diagnosis of all people with early-onset dementia is less than 55 years old.
a. Determine the null hypothesis.
b. Determine the alternative hypothesis.
c. Classify the hypothesis test as two tailed, left tailed, or right tailed.

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