#
The Mentos Experiment

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*Purpose:* The purpose of this experiment is
to find the relative percentage of strawberry flavored *Mentos* in
the *Mentos* Assorted fruit pack.

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*Hypothesis:* In this experiment, since there
are 3 different flavors of *Mentos* in the assorted fruit pack, then
it is assumed that one out of every three *Mentos* is strawberry,
therefore, since a pack contains 14 candies, it would be assumed that 4
or 5 of them be strawberry.

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*The Equipment:* The equipment for this experiment
include, 8 *Mentos* packs, one calculator, a pen, a piece of paper,
and containers for the *Mentos*.

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*The Procedure:* The procedure is quite simple
for this experiment, first aquire several packs of *Mentos* for testing.
Step two, divide the different flavors into thier own groups. Finally count
the number of each group, divide that sum by the number of all the groups
combined

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*Observations:*

*Type* |
*Number Present* |
*Total Number* |
*Percentage* |

Strawberry Flavor |
36 |
111 |
32% |

Orange Flavor |
34 |
111 |
31% |

Lemon Flavor |
41 |
111 |
37% |

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*Conclusion:* Given the data, and margin of error,
it is conclusive that indeed the hypothesis is correct, and *Mentos*
are in a perfect ratio, as far as candy distribution.

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*Further research and additional information:*
The *Mentos* experiment has yielded some "surprising" outcomes. The
most notable, which is assured to lead to some further research into the
issue, is the fact that not all packs of *Mentos* contain 14 assorted
candies. In the current experiment, 8 packs were tested, and yet only 111
candies were counted. one was missing. Does this mean that in a such pack
of 13 candies, that a supersized candy exist? Besides this, here are some
other interesting facts.

*Flavor* |
*Lowest count per pack* |
*Highest count per pack* |
*Average per Pack* |

Strawberry Flavored |
2 |
7 |
4.5 |

Orange Flavored |
0 |
7 |
4.25 |

Lemon Flavored |
3 |
8 |
5.125 |

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