Experience raising New Jersey Red chickens revealed the meanweight of the chickens at five months is 4.35 pounds. The weights follow the normal distribution. In an effort to increase their weight, a special additive is added to the chicken feed. The subsequent weights of a sample of five-month-old chickens were (in pounds):
4.41 4.37 4.33 4.35 4.30 4.39 4.36 4.38 4.40 4.39 At the .01 level, has the special additive increased the mean weight of the chickens? Estimate the p-value.
The solution uses a hypothesis test to determine th p-value of the weight of chickens from New Jersey Red