The data below show the number of books published in six different subject areas for the years 1980 and 2004. Use α = 0.05 to see if there is a relationship between the two data sets. Do you think the same relationship will hold true 20 years from now? (In case you’re curious, the subjects represented are agriculture, home economics, literature, music, science, and sports and recreation.)
Perform these steps.
a. Find the Spearman rank correlation coefficient.
b. State the hypotheses.
c. Find the critical value. Use α = 0.05.
d. Make the decision.
e. Summarize the results.
Use the traditional method of hypothesis testing unless otherwise specified.

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