For this lesson students got the opportunity to determine which bag of M&Ms had a certain proportion of the color of their choice. They had to figure out if the color of M&Ms was in the same or different proportions in a plain M&Ms bag than in a Peanut M&Ms bag. Students counted their M&Ms and determined the percentage of colors for every M&M in the “plain” and “peanut” bag. Once they determined the percentages of M&M color for each bag, students had to choose a color of their own and determine the mean, median, quartile 1 and quartile 2 for their color sample of plain and peanut M&Ms. Once they calculated these values they had to create box plots so that they could test out their hypothesis on whether the percentage of a specific color of M&Ms was the same or different in the “plain” bag versus the “peanut” bag. The students had a lot of fun counting and solving math calculations! Way to go!