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# Statistical Inference

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An agribusiness company currently uses one brand of commercial fertilizer. However, a new fertilizer is available that the manufacturer says will produce higher than average crop yields.

Name the basic category of statistical inference tools the manufacturer would use to provide this information.
Describe a hypothesis upon which the manufacturer might wish to conduct a test concerning the relative effectiveness of the new fertilizer. ss

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An agribusiness company currently uses one brand of commercial fertilizer. However, a new fertilizer is available that the manufacturer says will produce higher than average crop yields.

Name the basic category of statistical inference tools the manufacturer would use to provide this information.
Describe a hypothesis upon which the manufacturer might wish to conduct a test concerning the relative effectiveness of the new fertilizer. ss

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This is a test of independent mean differences, and usually the t test is used.

Let A=average ...

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