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Section 5.3: Normal Distributions: Finding Values

Answer the questions about the specified normal distribution.

Q1: The lifetime of ZZZ batteries are normally distributed with a mean of 265 hours and a standard deviation of 10 hours. Find the number of hours that represent the the 25th percentile.

A1:
x = + z
= 265 + -0.608 (10)
= 271.08



Q2: Scores on an English placement test are normally distributed with a mean of 36 and standard deviation of 6.5. Find the score that marks the top 10%.

Q2:
x = + z
= 36 + -1.208 (6.5)
= 28.15

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