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Variation of adult heights and weights

A student conducted a study on the height and weight of adult males. She collected data from 40 adult males and found that average height is 68.34 inches with a standard deviation of 14.02 inches, and the average weight is 172.55 lbs. with a standard deviation of 26.33lbs. Based on the above values of the standard deviations, she stated the following: "The height of adult males has considerably less variation than their weight" Do you support her conclusion? Why or why not?

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The solution compares the variation of adult heights and weights via hypothesis testing.

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