Posted by **Kathy** on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 11:05am.

What are the steps espoused by Applied Statistics in Business and Economics for formal hypothesis testing? Explain why the sequence is important. What might happen if the hypothesis test is performed before the researcher has decided on the significance level?

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**Dianne**, Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 8:05pm
Twenty students randomly assigned to an experimental group receive an

instructional program; 30 in a control group do not. After 6 months, both groups

are tested on their knowledge. The experimental group has a mean of 38 on the

test (with an estimated population standard deviation of 3); the control group

has a mean of 35 (with an estimated population standard deviation of 5). U

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