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    Hypothesis test, population mean

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    A food processor is concerned that the 16 ounce can of sliced pineapple is being overfilled. The quality control department took a random sample of 50 cans and found that the arithmetic mean weight was 16.05 ounces, with a sample standard deviation of .03 ounce. At the 5% significance, can the hypothesis that the mean weight is equal to 16 ounces be rejected? Explain.

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    This solution shows calculations and explanations for testing a hypothesis about a population mean.