In 1999, The US AIr Force Academy Studied Cookies. No, Not The Internet Kind.
The United States Air Force Academy, in response to the “Chips Ahoy! 1,000 Chips Challenge”, calculated that there were a total of 52,986 chocolate chips in 42 18-ounce bags of Chips Ahoy! cookies. The sample mean is 1261.6 and the sample standard deviation is 117.6.
Each 18-ounce bag of cookies contains 48 individual cookies. If a single cookie is picked at random, which of the following numbers of chocolate chips is it most likely to have: