Example 5: Section 1-2

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  • 1. 
    Determine whether the results appear to have statistical significance.In a study for a new treatment for a diet drug, the subjects had a mean weight loss of 35 pounds.  It was found that there is about a 1% chance of getting such results with a placebo.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Determine whether the results appear to have statistical significance.In a study for a new treatment for a diet drug, the subjects had a mean weight loss of 2 pounds.  It was found that there is about a 1% chance of getting such results with a placebo.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Determine whether the results appear to have statistical significance.In a study for a new treatment for a diet drug, the subjects had a mean weight loss of 35 pounds.  It was found that there is about a 30% chance of getting such results with a placebo.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Determine whether the results appear to have practical significance significance.In a study for a new treatment for a diet drug, the subjects had a mean weight loss of 35 pounds.  It was found that there is about a 1% chance of getting such results with a placebo.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Determine whether the results appear to have practical significance.In a study for a new treatment for a diet drug, the subjects had a mean weight loss of 2 pounds.  It was found that there is about a 1% chance of getting such results with a placebo.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Determine whether the results appear to have practical significance.In a study for a new treatment for a diet drug, the subjects had a mean weight loss of 35 pounds.  It was found that there is about a 30% chance of getting such results with a placebo.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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