Purchase Solution

# Mean Weight of Plain Candies

Not what you're looking for?

Labeling of M&M Packages

Q. M&M plain candies have a mean weight of 0.9147 g and a standard deviation of 0.0369 g (based on Data Set 19 in Appendix C). the M&M candies used on Data Set 19 came from a package containing 1498 candies, and the package label stated that the net weight is 1361 g. (If every package has 1498 candies, the candies must exceed 1361/1498 = 0.9085 g for the net contents to weigh at least 1361 g.)

a. If 1 M&M plain candy is randomly selected, find the probability that it weighs more than 0.9085 g.
b. If 1498 M&M plain candies are randomly selected, find the probability that their mean weight is at least 0.9085 g.
c. Given these results, does it seem that the Mars Company is providing M&M consumers with the amount claimed on the label?

##### Solution Summary

This solution shows step-by-step calculations and justifications to determine the probability of selection M&M candies with specific weights.

##### Solution Preview

Labeling of M&M Packages
Q. M&M plain candies have a mean weight of 0.9147 g and a standard deviation of 0.0369 g (based on Data Set 19 in Appendix C). the M&M candies used on Data Set 19 came from a package containing 1498 candies, and the package label stated that the net weight is 1361 g. (If every package has 1498 ...

##### Measures of Central Tendency

Tests knowledge of the three main measures of central tendency, including some simple calculation questions.

##### Measures of Central Tendency

This quiz evaluates the students understanding of the measures of central tendency seen in statistics. This quiz is specifically designed to incorporate the measures of central tendency as they relate to psychological research.

##### Terms and Definitions for Statistics

This quiz covers basic terms and definitions of statistics.