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Homework Help: statistics in psychology

Posted by freddy on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 3:25pm.

An analysis of the combined SAT scores (Verbal + Math) of a sample of psychology majors at one school indicated that the mean was 939 and the standard deviation was 166. Show your calculations used the answer the following two questions.

a. A special psychology research program only accepts applicants who had an SAT score that placed them in the top 20% of the students. What is the minimum SAT score that would place them in the top 20%?





b. Special tutors are available to assist psychology students who had an SAT score in the bottom 10% of students. What SAT score cuts off the bottom 10% of this group of students?

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