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A farmer wants to test if a new fertilizer will produce more massive crops. In order to do this, he randomly gathers the masses of several types of crops from the last growing season and the current growing season and compares them to see if the current growing season’s crops are more massive. Find the test statistic and degrees of freedom for an appropriate hypothesis test using the data set below. Let the difference d for each crop be computed as d=current year−previous year. Assume that the masses are normally distributed. Round the test statistic to three decimal places.

Crop Previous Year Mass (grams) Current Year Mass (grams)

Tomato 180.4 182.1

Apple 130.9 130.2

Potato 162.1 165.7

Carrot 61.9 65.1

Cucumber 198.4 200.2

Onion 108.5 106.1

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