Corny’s Feed Company markets four different mixtures of feed - 11894

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Corny’s Feed Company markets four different mixtures of feed for chickens. These feeds have different combinations of ingredients. One question that the manager is often asked by customers is if there is a difference between the four feeds in terms of weight gain. To be able to address this question an analysis was done of the four feeds. They contacted a local farmer to conduct a test regarding the four feeds. There were 28 chickens selected for the test. These chickens were divided into four groups, with each group receiving one of the feeds. The statistical test selected for the analysis was the Kruskal-Wallis test and the .05 significant level was used for the test. The test result was H 4.65. This indicates that 

A.   the feeds need to be tested some more before a decision can be made

B.   some of the feeds are different

C.   the feeds are the same

D.   the feeds are different

 
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Corny’s Feed Company markets four different mixtures of feed for chickens. These feeds have different combinations of ingredients. One question that the manager is often asked by customers is