Stats popcorn project

Stats popcorn project - Kilie Rainey March 28, 2011 Stats...

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Kilie Rainey March 28, 2011 Stats Popcorn Project Popcorn Stored Frozen, or at Room Temperature In my statistics class we were asked to carry out an experiment to see if people prefer to eat popcorn that has been stored at room temperature before popped or have been stored in the freezer before popped. We were given two bags of popcorn and asked to freeze one bag for a few days, and asked to store one at room temperature. After the bags had been stored, we were to take bag and carry out a survey. As I prepared the popcorn for this experiment I was looking for any differences in the two bags, and I noticed that the frozen bag of popcorn took a while longer to pop. I wandered if that had anything to do with how it would taste. After the bags (one at room temperature and one that was frozen) were both finished popping, I visited a few of my neighbors to see if they could tell a difference in the taste. I took a tally of the votes, to get more people involved in the experiment, and because I was not getting ahold of too many
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course STATS 221 taught by Professor Nielson during the Spring '10 term at BYU.

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