# A recent study claims that using music in a class enhances concentration and consequently helps students absorb more information. A researcherdecided to test this claim on a smaller group of randomly selected students from three different classes. Each classroom was provided with a different environment for students to study. Classroom A had constant music being played in the background, classroom B had variable music being played and classroom C was a regular class with no music playing. After one month, the researcher conducted a test for all the three groups and ranked their scores. What statistical test would be most appropriate for testing the research hypothesis? Explain your answer.

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A recent study claims that using music in a class enhances concentration and consequently helps students absorb more information. A researcherdecided to test this claim on a smaller group of randomly selected students from three different classes. Each classroom was provided with a different environment for students to study. Classroom A had constant music being played in the background, classroom B had variable music being played and classroom C was a regular class with no music playing. After one month, the researcher conducted a test for all the three groups and ranked their scores. What statistical test would be most appropriate for testing the research hypothesis? Explain your answer.

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Conditions for using one way ANOVA is,

• Comparing more than two groups.
• Test the null hypothesis that two populations among several number of populations has the same average.
• Variables are independent or dependent variables.
• Samples are randomly selected from the population.
• Population follows normal.
• Homogeneity of variance.

Here, there are 3 groups. That is, Classroom A had constant music being played in the background, ...

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