# On a particular day, a random sample of 12 tins of peas was taken from the output

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## Question:

On a particular day, a random sample of 12 tins of peas was taken from the output of a canning factory, and their contents were weighed. The mean and standard deviation of weights (of the contents of the tins) for the sample was 301.8gm and 1.8gm respectively.

(A) Find 99% confidence limits for the mean weight of peas in tins produced by the factory on the day in question.

(B) Compute also for the margin of error.

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## Statistics for Business and Economics

ISBN: 978-0132930192

8th edition

Authors: Paul Newbold, William Carlson, Betty Thorne