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Non-parametric Hypothesis Test

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What hypothesis test can be used to compare weight change during the control period vs. weight change during the lack-of-consistency period?

Report a two-tailed p-value.

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Nonparametric Test: Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test
The mean weight change during the control period is equal to that during the lack-of-consistency period.

The mean weight change during the control period is different from that during the lack-of-consistency period.

We are supposed to analyze the data using non-parametric hypothesis test. For this, we shall use Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test for analyzing the given ...

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