Cans of Coke: Confidence Interval  If we use the data given in Exercise 1, we get this 95% confidence interval estimate of the standard deviation of volumes with the new filling process: 0.1846 oz < σ  < 0.4900 oz. What does this confidence interval tell us about the new filling process?

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Cans of Coke: Confidence Interval  If we use the data given in Exercise 1, we get this 95% confidence interval estimate of the standard deviation of volumes with the new filling process: 0.1846 oz < σ  < 0.4900 oz. What does this confidence interval tell us about the new filling process?

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