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# The owner of a new puppy wants to "house train" her pet. She reads a study where a researcher selected 15 puppies for training. Three training...

1. The owner of a new puppy wants to "house train" her pet. She reads a study where a

researcher selected 15 puppies for training. Three training methods were used. Reinforcement

with doggy treats (pleasure), spanking with newspaper (pain) and a combination of the two

(combination). The study indicated that 10 of the puppies responded best to pleasure, 2

responded best to pain, and 3 responded best by combination. The researcher concludes that

reinforcement by pleasure is, ingeneral, the best method for house training puppies. Set the

problem up in formal statistical terms and determine whether or not the researcher is correct.

Ho :  _______________________________________________________________

H1 :  _______________________________________________________________

Statistical test (be specific) :   ____________________________________________

Significance level: .01

Degrees of Freedom:  __________________________________________________

Table Value: _________________________________________________________

Calculated χ2   value =

Decision:  __________________________________________________________

Describe the results of the study:

We perform a test for homogeneity of the proportions. The hypothesis to be tested H o :  P 1 =P 2 =P 3 H 1 :  At least one... View the full answer

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