A social scientist believes that university theology professors are more conservative in political orientation than their colleagues in psychology. A random sample of 8 professors from the theology department and 12 professors from the psychology department at a local university are given a 50-point questionnaire that measures the degree of political conservatism. The following scores were obtained. Higher scores indicate greater conservatism.a. What is the alternative hypothesis? In this case, assume a non-directional hypothesis is appropriate because there are insufficient theoretical and empirical bases to warrant a directional hypothesis.b. What is the null hypothesis?c. What is your conclusion? Use the Mann–Whitney U test and ? = 0.052 tail.TheologyProfessors Psychology Professors36 1342 2522 4048 2931 1035 2647 4338 1712322732
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