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Independent sample t test

The assignment starts out by stating, you are given the responsibility fo presenting the results of a yearlong study of a teaching strategy to the school board. Fifty-two students were chosen at random from the school population to participate in the study. Twenty-six students were then randomly chosen to serve as a control group and received traditional instruction in the subject. The other 26 experienced the alternative treatment.

Then it goes on to tell me to prepare a report to submit to the school board. Using the most appropriate statistical test to present the information. (HINT: Consider using a "difference of means" test). Present the information in both a graphic (table, graph, etc.) and a written form (one to two paragraphs). Summarize and make a recommendation based on the results (one to two paragraphs).

Also, gives me the following information on the control group and the treatment group

CONTROL GROUP
71 65
81 75
98 75
62 63
65 74
81 75
77 98
74 58
65 74
89 45
78 81
89 65
78 74

TREATMENT GROUP
76 80
80 81
100 78
75 87
78 89
85 80
72 92
78 61
56 78
89 74
78 83
88 70
79 78

Solution Summary

The solution gives the step by step procedure for testing the equality of means of control and treatment.

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