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In a test of the effectiveness of garlic for lowering cholesterol, 45 subjects were treated with garlic in a processed tablet form. Cholesterol levels were measured before and after the treatment. The changes (before - after) in their levels of LDL
cholesterol (in mg/dL) have a mean of 5.5 and a standard deviation of 16.9. Construct a 95% confidence interval estimate of the mean net change in LDL cholesterol after the garlic treatment. What does the confidence interval suggest about the
effectiveness of garlic in reducing LDL cholesterol?
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What is the confidence interval estimate of the population mean u?
Omg/dL <H< mg/dL
(Round to two decimal places as needed.)
What does the confidence interval suggest about the effectiveness of the treatment?
O A. The confidence interval limits contain 0, suggesting that the garlic treatment did affect the LDL cholesterol levels.
O B. The confidence interval limits do not contain 0, suggesting that the garlic treatment did not affect the LDL cholesterol levels.
O C. The confidence interval limits contain 0, suggesting that the garlic treatment did not affect the LDL cholesterol levels.
O D. The confidence interval limits do not contain 0, suggesting that the garlic treatment did affect the LDL cholesterol levels.

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