Refer to Problem 14.27 concerning a filling machine for a tea bag manufacturer (data stored in Tea3). In that problem, you should have concluded that the process is in control. The label weight for this product is 5.5 grams, the LSL is 5.2 grams, and the USL is 5.8 grams. Company policy states that at least 99% of the tea bags produced must be inside the specifications in order for the process to be considered capable.
a. Estimate the percentage of the tea bags that are inside the specification limits. Is the process capable of meeting the company policy?
b. If management implemented a new policy stating that 99.7% of all tea bags are required to be within the specifications, is this process capable of reaching that goal? Explain.

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