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    Hypothesis Testing of Mean: Sodium Content in Sports Drink

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    The sodium content of a popular sports drink is listed as 220 mg in a 32-oz bottle. Analysis of 10 bottles indicates a sample mean of 228.2 mg with a sample standard deviation of 18.2 mg.

    Calculate the t test statistic to test the manufacturer's claim to 4 decimals.

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    The sodium content of a popular sports drink is listed as 220 mg in a 32-oz bottle. Analysis of 10 bottles indicates a sample mean of 228.2 mg with a sample standard deviation of 18.2 mg. Calculate the t test statistic to test the manufacturer's claim to 4 decimals.
    Answer
    Test Statistic used is . Given that = 228.2, n = 10, s = 18.2, µ= ...

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    The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of testing of hypothesis. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included. Interactive excel sheet is included. The user can edit the inputs and obtain the complete results for a new set of data.

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