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Asked Nov 17, 2019

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A crossover trial is a type of experiment used to compare two drugs. Subjects take one drug for a period of time, then switch to the other. The responses of the subjects are compared using matched-pair-methods. in an experiment to compare two pain relievers, seven subjects took one pain reliever for two weeks, then switched to the other. They rated their pain level from 1 to 10, with larger numbers representing higher levels of pain. The results were:

Drug A 6 3 4 5 7 1 4

Drug B 5 1 5 5 5 2 2

can you conclude that the mean pain level is less with drug B?

a. State the null and alternate hypothesis

b. Compute the test statistic.

c. State a conclusion. Use a= 0.05 level of significance.

Step 1

The provided table can be tabulated as:

Step 2

(a)

The null and alternative hypotheses are:

Step 3

Alternative hypothesis suggests that the test is one -tailed.

(b)

The value of t...

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