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A machine fills assorted candy into a package with an average weight of 16.0 ounces. The Std. Deviation of the packages is .08 ounces. A candy store purchases a box of candy containing 144 packages. Estimate the chance that the store will get 144 packages each with 16 ounces, to within 2 ounces.
  • (A) 68%
  • (B) 99%
  • (C) 38%
  • (E) 47.5%
  • (D) 95%
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    Carlos Rodriguez <carlos@math.albany.edu>
    This problem was contributed by a student in Elementary Statistics. It is offered as it is with no warranty of any kind
    Last modified: Wed May 13 12:29:11 EDT 1998