The manufacturer of cans of salmon that are supposed to have a net weight of 6 ounces tells you that the net weight is actually a normal random variable with a mean of 6.05 ounces and a standard deviation of .18 ounces. Suppose that you draw a random sample of 36 cans.
a. Find the probability that the mean weight of the sample is less than 5.97 ounces.
b. Suppose your random sample of 36 cans of salmon produced a mean weight that is less than 5.97 ounces. Comment on the statement made by the manufacturer.

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