The Basic Practice of Statistics 7th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-46414-253-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-46414-253-6

Chapter 2 - Describing Distributions with Numbers - Chapter 2 Exercises: 2.43d

Answer

There would have been a large difference in the results.

Work Step by Step

With six of the seven intervention patients gaining weight, the overall weight loss would have decreased for the group. Only two of the gastric banding patients gained weight, so there would have been an overall weight loss for that group.
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