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The Golden Comet Is a Hybrid Chicken That Is Prized 1.751.75

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The Golden Comet is a hybrid chicken that is prized for its high egg production rate and gentle disposition. According to recent studies, the mean rate of egg production for 1-year-old Golden Comets is 5.7 eggs/week.
Sarah has 44 1-year-old hens that are fed exclusively on natural scratch feed: insects, seeds, and plants that the hens obtain as they range freely around the farm. Her hens exhibit a mean egg-laying rate of 6.0 eggs/day.
Sarah wants to determine whether the mean laying rate ȝ for her hens is higher than the mean rate for all Golden Comets. Assume the population standard deviation to be α = 1.3 eggs/day. Compute the value of the test statistic.

A) 1.751.75
B) 1.531.53
C) 0.940.94
D) 0.230.23

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