# Chi squared test of Goodness of Fit

Charmers' Candy Store sells wrapped hard candies in the following flavors: strawberry, blueberry, lemon, lime, and orange. They advertise that there are equal proportions of each flavor in every size of their candy boxes. To test their claim, a parent opens her son's candy box and counts each flavor. On the next page are mom's observations for a large box that contains 100 candies. Fill in the table, and perform a one-dimensional Chi Square goodness of fit test.

Category O (Observed Frequency)

Strawberry 15

Blueberry 20

Lemon 21

Lime 19

Orange 25

Complete the table. Set up a hypothesis test. Is Charmers' truthful? Explain by working through a hypothesis test.

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2. (10) Charmers' Candy Store sells wrapped hard candies in the following flavors: strawberry, blueberry, lemon, lime, and orange. They advertise that there are equal proportions of each flavor in every size of their candy boxes. To test their claim, a parent opens her son's candy box and ...

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Chi-squared test of goodness of fit is given. The table is competed and the Charmers' is determined if it is truthful.