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StatisticsQ&A LibraryFalsifying Data A researcher at the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Center was once criticized for falsifying data. Among bis data were figures obtained from 6 groups of mice, with 20 individual mice in each group. The following values were given for the percentage of successes in each group: 53%, 58%, 63%, 46%, 48%, 67%. What’s wrong with those values?Question

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Falsifying Data A researcher at the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Center was once criticized for falsifying data. Among bis data were figures obtained from 6 groups of mice, with 20 individual mice in each group. The following values were given for the percentage of successes in each group: 53%, 58%, 63%, 46%, 48%, 67%. What’s wrong with those values?

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It is given that there are 6 groups of mice where each group consists of 20 individual mice and the success rate in each group is reported as 53%, 58%, 63%, 46%, 48% and 67%.

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Each group consists of 20 individual mice, therefore the success rate corresponding to each group sho...

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