# (Solved) Boxes are labeled as containing 500 g of cereal. The machine filling the boxes produces weights

Boxes are labeled as containing 500 g of cereal. The machine filling the boxes produces weights that are normally distributed with standard deviation 13 g.

(a) If the target weight is 500 g, what is the probability that the machine produces a box with less than 475 g of cereal? (Round your answer to three decimal places.)

(b) Suppose a law states that no more than 2% of a manufacturer’s cereal boxes can contain less than the stated weight of 500 g. At what target weight should the manufacturer set its filling machine? (Round your answer to the nearest gram.)

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