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Matched Pairs Technique

The following data give the gains in weight of eight pairs of experimental animals matched with respect to growth factors. One of each pair, selected by chance, was given a supplement of vitamin B to its regular diet. Use the matched pairs technique to test whether B had no influence on weight.

The following data give the gains in weight of eight pairs of experimental animals matched with respect to growth factors. One of each pair, selected by chance, was given a supplement of vitamin B to its regular diet. Use the matched pairs technique to test whether B had no influence on weight.

With B 1.60 1.68 1.75 1.64 1.75 1.79 1.78 1.77
Without B 1.56 1.52 1.52 1.49 1.59 1.56 1.60 1.56

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The following data give the gains in weight of eight pairs of experimental animals matched with respect to growth factors. One of each pair, selected by chance, was given a supplement of vitamin B to its regular diet. Use the matched pairs technique to test whether B had no influence on weight.

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