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The UMUC Daily News reported that the color distribution for plain M&M's was: 40%brown, 20% yellow, 20% orange, 10% green, and 10% tan .

The UMUC Daily News reported that the color distribution for plain M&M's was: 40%brown, 20% yellow, 20% orange, 10% green, and 10% tanEach piece of candy in a randomsample of 100 plain M&M's was classified according to colorand the results are listed below. Use a 0.05 significance level to test the claim that the published color distribution is correct.Show all work and justify your answer.


Brown = 42

Yellow = 18

Orange = 15

Green = 7

Tan = 18


a. Identify the null hypothesis and the alternative hypothesis.

b. Determine the test statistic. Show all work; writing the correct test statistic, without supporting work, will receive no credit.

c. Determine the P-value. Show all work; writing the correct P-value, without supporting work, will receive no credit.

d. Is there sufficient evidence to support the claim that the published color distribution is correct? Justify your answer.






















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