Psy 201-Tide Compared to Great Value-Testing a Theory

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Tide Compared to Great Value: Which Detergent Performs Better? 1 Tide Compared to Great Value: Which Detergent Performs Better? Tara M. Von Gulner PSY/201-Foundations of Psychology October 15, 2010 Janet Foston Axia College of University of Phoenix
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Tide Compared to Great Value: Which Detergent Performs Better? 2 I have chosen to compare Tide with Acti Lift Laundry Detergent to Great Value Laundry Detergent to determine if Tide (as a name brand detergent) performs better than Great Value (a store brand detergent.) My test question is: Does Tide clean my laundry better than Great Value? To test this theory I washed three loads of clothing, each consisting of four cotton t-shirts. One t- shirt contained a spaghetti sauce stain, one t-shirt contained a grass stain, one t-shirt contained a red wine stain, and the last t-shirt had no stain. All loads were washed using a twelve minute washing cycle with a warm water wash and cold water rinse. Two loads were washed using four ounces of one detergent, and the third load of laundry was washed in plain water as a control. The first load to be washed was the control load so that I could compare my results from the
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2011 for the course PSY 201 201 taught by Professor Peters during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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