Briefly describe the procedure for testing hypotheses.


Case Assignment

A researcher conducts a test on the effectiveness of a cholesterol treatment on 114 total subjects. Assuming the tails of distributions are normal distribution, is there evidence that the treatment is effective? Cholesterol Decreased No Cholesterol Decrease Total Treatment 38 18 56 No treatment 30 28 58 Total 68 46 114 Submit a (2-3 pages) paper before the end of the module that:
  1. Briefly describe the procedure for testing hypotheses.
  2. Formulate the null and alternative hypotheses.
  3. Determine the test statistic that you will use.
  4. Calculate the p-value. Show your work.
  5. Discuss whether there is enough evidence to reject the null hypothesis.

Assignment Expectations

Assessment and Grading: Your paper will be assessed based on the performance assessment rubric that is linked within the course. Review it before you begin working on the assignment.]]>