# Statistics 100 homework

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A researcher is comparingthe growth rate of corn plants using two types of fertilizer. For Type A fertilizer, the mean growth of 100 plants in one week was 3.5 inches, the median plant growth was 4 inches, and the standard deviation was 1.5 inches. For Type B fertilizer, the mean growth of 500 plants in one week was 3.5 inches, the median growth was 3.75 inches, and the standard deviation was 2.5 inches. Describe the difference in the performance of the two fertilizers. If you were a farmer, which fertilizer would you buy and why?

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