The amount of soft drink filled by a machine at a bottling company is supposed to have an average of 12 fluid ounces and a standard deviation of 0.5 fluid ounces if the machine is calibrated accurately. The quality control manager has collected data on 250 bottles of soda that have come off a production line on a randomly selected day. He wants to find out if the amount of soft drink filled can be represented by a normal distribution with the average of 12 fluid ounces and the standard deviation of 0.5 fluid ounces. The results are as follow:© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 9:31 pm ad1c9bdddf
This solution conducts a statistical analysis on the volume of soft drink filled by a machine using a null and alternative hypothesis. It then compares the test statistic to the p-value to make a decision to accept or reject the null hypothesis on the significance of the relationship.