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Posted by **Anonymous** on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 8:55am.

- What does it mean to say that a particular value of x has a standard score of +1.5?

- What does it mean to say that a particular value of x has a z-score of -2.6?

Please show all work.

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**MathGuru**, Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 9:41amIf a value of x has a standard score of 1.5, this means that x is 1.5 standard deviations above the mean.

The mean divides a distribution in half. Half the values are above the mean and half are below the mean.

I'll let you try the second question on your own.

I hope this helps.

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 10:42amI really don't understand statistics and am not sure if I am trying to make it harder than it needs to be, but I am lost!

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**PsyDAG**, Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 4:17pmPlease only post your questions once. Repeating posts will not get a quicker response. In addition, it wastes our time looking over reposts that have already been answered in another post. Thank you.

See your other post.

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