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- January 19th 2009, 06:02 PM #1

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## Question 5

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**Are 14% of M&M Candies Yellow?**Mars, Inc., claims that 14% of its M&M plain candies are yellow, and a sample of 100 such candies is randomly selected.

a. Find the mean and standard deviation for the number of yellow candies in such groups of 100.

x = number of yellow M&Ms; n = 100; p = 0.14

**Mean: ___________**

**Variance: ___________**

**Standard Deviation: ___________**

b. Data Set 13 in Appendix B consists of a random sample of 100 M&Ms in which 8 are yellow. Is this result unusual? Does it seem that the claimed rate of 14% is wrong?

Unusual values are those outside ______(insert the formula)

Now plug that in for max and min values:

Minimum usual value:_________

Maximum usual value: ________

**Conclusion: Now you'll provide an interpretation and a summary statement**

- January 28th 2009, 08:38 AM #2

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