Need statistics help with Popcorn Consumption

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Popcorn ConsumptionAccording to, the mean consumption of popcorn annually by Americansis 54 quarts. The marketing division of unleashes an aggressivecampaign designed to get Americans to consume even more popcorn.(a) Determine the null and alternative hypotheses that would beused to test the effectiveness of the marketing campaign.(b) A sample of 800 Americans providesenough evidence to conclude that the marketing campaign was effective. Providea statement that should be put out by the marketing department. (c)Suppose, in fact, that the mean annual consumption of popcorn after themarketing campaign is 53.4 quarts. Has a Type I or Type II error been made bythe marketing department? If they tested the hypothesis at the α = 0.05 levelof significance, what is the probability of making a Type I error?

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