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Posted by **bikie** on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 4:53pm.

Problem:

Each professor in an English class give an A to students scoring above 90 and a F to those scoring below 60.

Professor 1 has a normal distribution with a mean of 74 and standard deviation 7

Professor 2 has a normal distribution with a mean of 78 and standard deviation 18.

Which professor gives the higher proportion of A's?

Thank you for your help!)

- Math -
**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 12:03pmZ = (score-mean)/SD

Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportions related to the two Z scores.

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