Posted by **lolli** on Monday, September 27, 2010 at 3:21am.

The education department of state is interested in funding an education assistance program for 12 year-old children whose intelligence quotients lie in the bottom 5% of the population. According to national data, the IQ's of the 12 year-old population are normally distributed with a mean of 96 and a standard deviation of 22.

Calculate the IQ below which a child would be eligible to apply for this education assistance program (X). You may find this standard normal table useful. Give your answer as a whole number.

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**Reiny**, Monday, September 27, 2010 at 7:32am
I don't know what tables you are using, I don't see any.

Instead of tables you can use this

http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/z_table.html

Use the second graph, fill in 96 for mean, 22 for the standard deviation, .05 for shaded area and click on the below button.

you should get 59.8132

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