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    Hypothesis tesing for cough medicine case

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    Is there a difference in the total cough symptom improvement scores between children given Honey or DM liquids with a 95% confidence level?

    A. Choose the Hypothesis
    B. Specify the Decision Rule
    C. Calculate the test statistic, P-value
    D. Make the Decision
    E. Give an interpretation of the Decision

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    A. Choose the Hypothesis
    Let mu1 and mu2 be mean cough symptoms score by honey treatment and by DM treatment respectively.
    Ho: mu1=mu2 vs. Ha: ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution gives detailed steps on performing a hypothesis testing (formal 5-step procedure). All formula and calculations are shown and explained.