Question: Mars Inc claims that 14 of its M M plain candies

Mars, Inc. claims that 14% of its M&M plain candies are yellow, and a sample of 100 such candies is randomly selected.
a. Find the mean and standard deviation for the number of yellow candies in such groups of 100.
b. Data Set 20 in Appendix B consists of a random sample of 100 M&Ms, including 8 that are yellow. Is this result unusually low? Does it seem that the claimed rate of 14% is wrong?

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