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    Difference in Mean Production Rate

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    The Chapin Manufacturing Company operates 24 hours a day, five days a week. The workers rotate shifts each week. Management is interested in whether there is a difference in the number of units produced when the employees work on various shifts. A sample of five workers is selected and their output recorded on each shift. At the .05 significance level, can we conclude there is a difference in the mean production rate by shift or by employee?
    Units Produced
    Employee Day Afternoon Night
    Skaff 31 25 35
    Lum 33 26 33
    Clark 28 24 30
    Treece 30 29 28
    Morgan 28 26 27

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    Solution attaches Word and Excel files to perform a hypothesis test deciding whether a company experiences significant differences in production from shift to shift.