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JayDelV
 one year ago
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Andria is conducting an experiment to determine whether a new medication is effective in reducing swelling. She gets 1,000 volunteers with swelling and divides them into 2 groups. The control group does not receive any medication; the treatment group receives the medication. The patients in the treatment group show reduced signs of swelling. What can Andria conclude from this experiment?
JayDelV
 one year ago
Probability and statistics help.. will fan and give medal. Andria is conducting an experiment to determine whether a new medication is effective in reducing swelling. She gets 1,000 volunteers with swelling and divides them into 2 groups. The control group does not receive any medication; the treatment group receives the medication. The patients in the treatment group show reduced signs of swelling. What can Andria conclude from this experiment?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you think? Is the medicine effective?

JayDelV
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i don't think so. since the control group didn't receive anything she doesn't really have anything to compare it to.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Precisely. Great observation! Yes, the group that took the medicine had reduced swelling. But we're not told anything about the control group  maybe their swelling stayed the same, maybe it got worse, maybe it got better  we don't know. So what can Adriana conclude from the experiment?

JayDelV
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That her medication was not effective or we can't tell

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If we don't know anything about how the control group got along, can Adriana make any conclusions at all about the effectiveness of the medicine?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Great. There's your answer. Good job.
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