Posted by **Lily** on Monday, September 24, 2007 at 8:32pm.

A soft drink vending machine is supposed to fill cups with pop. The cups hold exactly 8 oz of liquid. Suppose the actual amount dispensed by the machine follows a normal distribution with mean 7 oz. If it is found that exactly 4 percent of the cups overflow, what is the standard deviation of the normal distribution??

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**Kristen**, Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:02am
A vending machine is designed to dispense a mean of 7.6 oz. of coffee into an 8-oz cup. If the standard deviation of the amount of coffee dispensed is 0.4 oz. and the amount is normally distributed, find the percent of times that the machine will:

a.) Dispense from 7.4 oz. to 7.7 oz.

b.) Dispense less than 7.0 oz.

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