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The management of Discount Furniture, a chain of discount furniture stores in the Northeast,

designed an incentive plan for salespeople. To evaluate this innovative plan, 12 salespeople were

selected at random, and their weekly incomes before and after the plan were recorded.

Sales Person Before After

Sid Mahone $320 $340

Carol Quick 290 285

Tom Jackson 421 475

Andy Jones 510 510

Jean Slaon 210 210

Jack Walker 402 500

Peg Mancuso 625 631

Anita Loma 560 560

John Cuso 360 365

Carl Utz 431 431

A.S. Kushner 506 525

Fem Lawton 505 619

Was there a significant increase in the typical salesperson's weekly income due to the

innovative incentive plan? Use the .05 significance level. Estimate the p-value, and

interpret it.

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The management of Discount Furniture, a chain of discount furniture stores in the Northeast,

designed an incentive plan for salespeople. To evaluate this innovative plan, 12 salespeople were

selected at random, and their weekly incomes before and after the plan were recorded.

Sales Person Before After

Sid Mahone $320 $340

Carol Quick 290 285

Tom Jackson 421 475

Andy Jones 510 510

Jean Slaon 210 210

Jack Walker 402 500

Peg Mancuso 625 631

Anita Loma 560 560

John Cuso 360 365

Carl Utz 431 431

A.S. Kushner 506 525

Fem Lawton 505 619

Was there a significant increase in the typical salesperson's weekly income due to the

innovative incentive plan? Use the .05 significance level. Estimate the p-value, and

interpret it.

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