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Weigh Loss Test

Test suggests that the average client loses 15 lbs during the first month
feels the actual number of pounds loss is less than this
tested the claim by selecting 30 of the clients at random and obtain the following data:
Pounsd lost during the 1st Month:
16 20 14 15 14 18 19 20 09 13
20 11 12 18 13 17 11 21 14 15

15 13 17 12 09 20 16 18 21 11

A hypothesis test is conducted. State the null hypothesis. State the alternate hypothesis. The test statistic is t=0.6107 with p-value=0.7269. Based on this information, what is the conclusion of the hypothesistest.

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test suggests that the average client loses 15 lbs during the first month
feels the actual number of pounds loss is less than this
tested the claim by selecting 30 of the clients at random and obtain the following data:
Pounsd lost during the 1st Month:
16 20 14 15 14 18 19 20 09 13
20 11 12 18 13 17 11 21 14 15

15 13 17 12 09 20 16 18 21 11

A hypothesis test is conducted. State the null hypothesis. State the alternate hypothesis. The test statistic is t=0.6107 with p-value=0.7269. Based on this information, what is the conclusion of the hypothesistest.

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