M&M's and Percentages of their ColorsDate: 12/15/95 at 8:24:5 From: Anonymous Subject: geometry I am looking for an address or answer to a question about M&M's. I have the old statistics about what percentage of what color they make and am looking for the new stats with the new color blue. HELP. Date: 6/12/96 at 21:51:8 From: Doctor Jodi Subject: Re: geometry Hi there! You'd be surprised how much info about M&M's is on the Web. I wandered across some sort of spectral analysis of M&M's at http://www.kairos-scientific.com/searchable/candy.html . Finally, I did find an answer, though, at http://us.mms.com/us/about/products/ : Q. What is the color ratio in a bag of "M&M's" ? A. The average composition of the various varieties of "M&M's" is as follows: Baking Bits Variety: 20% brown 20% yellow 20% red 20% green 20% orange Plain Variety: 30% brown 20% yellow 20% red 10% green 10% orange 10% blue Peanut Variety: 20% brown 20% yellow 10% red 10% green 10% orange 30% blue Peanut Butter Variety: 20% brown 20% yellow 10% red 20% green 30% blue Almond Variety: 20% brown 20% yellow 10% red 20% green 30% blue Christmas Blend: 50% red 50% green Valentine's Day Blend: 40% red 40% pink 20% white Easter Blend: 20% pastel blue 20% pastel yellow 20% pastel pink 20% pastel green 20% pastel purple -Doctor Jodi, The Math Forum |
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