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    2) Researchers at the University of South Alabama compared the attitudes of male college students toward their fathers with their attitudes toward their mothers. Each of a sample of 13 males was asked to complete the following statement about of their parents:
    My relationship with my father (mother) can best be described as: (1)awful, (2)poor, (3)average, (4)good or (5)great. The following data were obtained:
    Student Attitude Attitude
    toward Toward
    father Mother

    1 2 3
    2 5 5
    3 4 3
    4 4 5
    5 3 4
    6 5 4
    7 4 5
    8 2 4
    9 4 5
    10 5 4
    11 4 5
    12 5 4
    13 3 3

    a. specify the appropriate hypothesis for testing whether male students attitudes toward their fathers differ from their attitudes toward their mothers, on average.

    b. conduct the test of part a. at he alpha=.05 Interpret the results in the context of the problem.

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