Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Test of hypothesis using dependent samples

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Five heart patients were placed on a special diet to lose weight. Their weights (in kilograms) were recorded before the diet and one month after the diet. The following data was obtained.

    Patient Weight Before Weight After
    1 62 59
    2 65 63
    3 88 78
    4 76 75
    5 68 65

    Do these data suggest that the special diet is effective in reducing weights?
    Formulate and test the appropriate hypotheses at an α= 0.05 level of significance.

    Please see attachment

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 5:10 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/statistics/hypothesis-testing/test-hypothesis-using-dependent-samples-16454

    Attachments

    Solution Summary

    The solution tests the hypothesis that the special diet is effective in reducing weights.

    $2.19

    ADVERTISEMENT