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The Mars consumer affiars department claims that the color ratio in packets of M&M's is 30%brown, 20%yellow, 20%red, 10%orange, 10%green, and 10%tan.


  1. Design and carry out an experiment to test the hypothesis that 30%of M&M's are brown.

  2. How would you test the overall claim about the proportions of different colors?

Last journal assignment

Read and comment on the LA Times article on vitamin E, and the NEJM editorial. Do you think it is premature to recommend that people take massive doses of vitamin E? Should certain people start taking massive doses of vitamin E on their own initiative, even if it isn't officially recommended?


Remember that journals are to be passed in for the last time this coming Tuesday, 1 June.
Tue Jun 28 15:24:59 EDT 1994