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# Solution: Conduct the hypothesis test and provide the test

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## Solution for problem 19BSC Chapter 11.2

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Problem 19BSC

Conduct the hypothesis test and provide the test statistic, critical value, and/or P-value, and state the conclusion. M&M Candies?Mars, Inc. claims that its M&M plain candies are distributed with the following color percentages: 16% green, 20% orange, 14% yellow, 24% blue, 13% red, and 13% brown. Refer to Data Set 20 in Appendix B and use the sample data to test the claim that the color distribution is as claimed by Mars, Inc. Use a 0.05 significance level.

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Solution 19BSC Step 1 Given, claims that its M&M plain candies are distributed with the following color percentages: 16% green, 20% orange, 14% yellow, 24% blue, 13% red, and 13% brown. Refer to Data Set 20 in Appendix B and use the sample data to test the claim that the color distribution is as claimed by Mars, Inc. Use a 0.05 significance level. The Test Statistic here is (O i E i2 = Ei Where O =ibserved frequency E = Expected frequency i

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