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business and finite calc
2) The amount of gasoline sold every week at a gas station is Normally distributed with a mean of 30,000 gallons and a Standard Deviation of 3,000 gallons. What is the Probability that in a given week that the amount of gasoline sold is between 28,000 and 35,000 gallons?
May 16, 2014 by jeremiah

Statistics
A production process is checked perifically by a quality control inspector. The inspector selects simple random samples of 30 finished products and computes the sample mean product weights x. If test results over a long period of time show that 5% of the x values are over 2.1 ...
October 30, 2007 by Rebecca

Discrete Math
You have two decks of 26 cards. Each card in each of the two decks has a different letter of the alphabet on it. You pick at random one card from each of the two decks. A vowel is worth 3 points and a consonant is worth 0 points. Let X = the sum of the values of the two cards ...
November 15, 2011 by Martin

statistics
The times taken to complete a statistics test by all students are normally distributed with a mean of 120 minutes and a standard deviation of 12 minutes. Find the probability that the mean time taken to complete this test by a random sample of 16 students would be between 122 ...
December 16, 2011 by shasha

statistics
The times taken to complete a statistics test by all students are normally distributed with a mean of 120 minutes and a standard deviation of 12 minutes. Find the probability that the mean time taken to complete this test by a random sample of 16 students would be between 122 ...
December 16, 2011 by shasha

statistics
random sample of n = 16 scores is selected from a normal distribution with a mean of μ = 50 and standard deviation of σ = 10. a. what is the probability that the sample mean will have a value between 45 and 55? b. what is the probability that the sample mean will ...
October 15, 2012 by angela

MBA
1- The height of adult women in the United States is normally distributed with mean 64.5 inches and standard deviation 2.4 inches. Find the probability that a randomly chosen woman is (a) Less than 63 inches tall (b) Less than 70 inches tall (c) Between 63 and 70 inches tall (...
March 25, 2014 by Bunkym

Business Statistics
In a goodness-of-fit test, the null hypothesis states that the data came from a normally distributed population. The researcher estimated the population mean and population standard deviation from a sample of 500 observations. In addition, the researcher used 6 standardized ...
March 15, 2009 by Stuart

statistics
A company wishes to make 1 ounce candy bars. According to government regulations, in order to label the candy bars as 1 ounce, at least 95 % of the bars must weigh 1 ounce or more. Our process standard deviation is .08 ounces. What do we need to make the mean weight be so that...
October 29, 2014 by Anonymous

stats
A company wishes to make 1 ounce candy bars. According to government regulations, in order to label the candy bars as 1 ounce, at least 95 % of the bars must weigh 1 ounce or more. Our process standard deviation is .08 ounces. What do we need to make the mean weight be so that...
October 29, 2014 by Alex

statistics
A company wishes to make 1 ounce candy bars. According to government regulations, in order to label the candy bars as 1 ounce, at least 95 % of the bars must weigh 1 ounce or more. Our process standard deviation is .08 ounces. What do we need to make the mean weight be so that...
October 30, 2014 by Anonymous

math (stats)
For a car traveling 30 mph in normal conditions, the distance required to brake to a stop is normally with a mean of 50 feet and a standard deviation of 8. you are traveling in a area at 30 mph and a car swerves into your path at a distance of 60 feet away. what is the ...
November 17, 2014 by sarah

stats
A manufacturer of automobile batteries claims that the distribution of battery life is 54 months with a standard deviation of 6 months. We take a random sample of 50 batteries. a. Find the probability that their mean life is less than 52 months. b. Find the probability that ...
July 31, 2011 by michelle

chemistry
1. How do you know that NO2 (with a negative charge 1) is an anion and not ionic compound? 2. What are the SI standard units for length and mass? Why ins't there a standard SI unit for volume?
January 26, 2009 by becca -- got final exam tomorrow help!

introduction to health care
the view that a patient is an independent actor is known as a.social justice b.autonomy c.the subject standard d.the objective standard my answer is a
November 27, 2013 by susue

introduction to health care
the view that the ppatient is an independent actor is known as a.social justice b.autonomy c.the subjective standard d.the objective standard my answer is d
December 4, 2013 by susue

Chem HELP !!!
Using a table of standard electrode potentials (as in Appendix M of your text), calculate the standard cell potential, Eo, for: 2 Fe2+(aq) + Cl2(g) 2 Fe3+(aq) + 2 Cl(aq).
March 16, 2014 by Nancy

staTS
A carton of soy milk states on the label that it contains 956 mL. The volume of soy milk in 9 randomly chosen cartons is measured and the mean found to be 958.72 mL. Assume that the cartons are filled so that the actual amounts are normally distributed with a mean of 956 mL ...
October 10, 2010 by gs

jik
A carton of soy milk states on the label that it contains 956 mL. The volume of soy milk in 9 randomly chosen cartons is measured and the mean found to be 958.72 mL. Assume that the cartons are filled so that the actual amounts are normally distributed with a mean of 956 mL ...
October 10, 2010 by farita

statistics
A business uses a 7-point scale about satisfaction with the services it provides to clients. The ratings are normally distributed with a mean of 4.8 and a standard deviation of .5. What percentage of clients rate their satisfaction 1) Above 5? 2) Above 6? 3) Above 4? 4) Below ...
March 24, 2011 by Sarah

statistics
Assume the body temperatures of healthy adults are normally distributed with a mean of 98.20 °F and a standard deviation of 0.62 °F (based on data from the University of Maryland researchers). Is a body temperature of 99.00 °F unusual? Why or why not? Fifty adults are ...
April 2, 2010 by anonymous

MATH Prob.
Battery Power Problem. A certain type of thermal battery for an airplane navigation device backup power has a mean life of 300 hours with a standard deviation of 15 hours. What proportion of these batteries can be expected to have lives of 322 hours or less? Assume a normal ...
August 12, 2009 by Twg

Teacher Math
Battery Power Problem. A certain type of thermal battery for an airplane navigation device backup power has a mean life of 300 hours with a standard deviation of 15 hours. What proportion of these batteries can be expected to have lives of 322 hours or less? Assume a normal ...
March 30, 2010 by Iris

chemistry
Why are standard KMnO4 solutions are seldom used for the titrations of solutions containing HCl? 2. Why are standard solutions of reductants less often for titrations than standard solutions of oxidants? 3. When a solution of KMnO4 was left standing in a buret for 3 hours, a ...
May 13, 2009 by angel

statistics
sample- a recent study reports that older adults who got regular physical exercise experienced fewer symptoms of depression, even when tested 2 years late. regular excersize scores= 1,3,4,3,5,2,3,4 no regular excersize scores=5,4,6,3,5,7,6,6 a)calculate the mean and the ...
January 30, 2008 by Byron

Statistics
Suppose that the average grade for all people who take this course in statistics is 83 with a standard deviation of 3.5. If your particular class has an average of 89, can you conclude that your class is better than average at the 90 percent confidence level? Sample size 21. ...
November 17, 2009 by Terra

Statistics
Assume the wait time to see a cardiologist at a certain clinic are uniformly distributed between 7 minutes and 23 minutes. Calculate the probability a randomly selected patient waits at least 18 minutes to see the cardiologist. The random variable, Z, is associated with a ...
March 26, 2013 by Bill

statistics
In one history class, 34 students took an exam. The mean of the exam was 52 with a standard deviation of 13. If the instructor is going to assume data are normally distributed and assign grades on a curve, then she will assign an A to the top 10% of the class, B's to the next ...
November 29, 2010 by melissa

statistics
Please help asap! A tire company is considering a tire replacement company. They have agreed to replace any tire that fails with a life in the bottom 10% of the population. For a given population of tires, the life is a normal distribution with a mean of 27 months and a ...
January 18, 2011 by Going crazy

Math
What is the approximate percentile rank of a lightbulb that failed at 9000 hours if the number of lightbulbs is 400? The number of lightbulbs that lasted between 5400 and 9000 were about 326 lightbulbs. The mean is 7800 and the standard deviation is 1200 My guess was: ...
December 5, 2012 by alice

stastic
A can of Coke is supposed to contain, on the average, 16 ounces of soda with a standard deviation of 0.4 ounces. Suspecting fraud, you take a random sample of 50 cans and measure the amount of Coke in each. Your measurements show that the 50 cans had a means 15.9 ounces. What ...
April 18, 2014 by kima

statistics
  If the heights within a certain subpopulation of people are normally distributed with a mean of 180 centimeters and a standard deviation of 10 centimeters, what proportion of the people is shorter than 195 centimeters? Z=(score-mean)/SD after finiding the proportion i looked...
February 25, 2011 by Crystal

statistics
  If the heights within a certain subpopulation of people are normally distributed with a mean of 180 centimeters and a standard deviation of 10 centimeters, what proportion of the people is shorter than 195 centimeters? Z=(score-mean)/SD after finiding the proportion i looked...
February 25, 2011 by Crystal

statistics
A sample of 106 students, the researchers reported the following statistics...mean= 13.2 s=19.5 Explain why the distribution for these 106 students cannot be symmetric and given this, what % of 106 students fall within the x+/-2s? I understand it cannot be symmetric b/c the ...
September 13, 2013 by helpthedumbie

Statistics
T-Test The article “Does Smoking Cessation Lead to Weight Gain?” described an experiment in which 322 subjects, selected at random from those show successfully participated in a program to quit smoking were weighed at the beginning of the program and again one year later . The...
March 18, 2010 by Peter

statistics
A vending machine dispenses coffee into a sixteen ounce cup. The amount of coffee dispensed into the cup is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 0.03 ounces. You can allow the cup to overfill 10% of the time. What amount (in ounces) should you set as the mean ...
May 25, 2011 by dj

Introduction to statistics
A vending machine dispenses coffee into an eight-ounce cup. The amount of coffee dispensed into the cup is normally distributed with a standard deviation of .03 ounce. You can allow the cup to OVERFILL 1% of the time. What amount should you set as the mean amount of coffee to ...
March 18, 2012 by Shamin

statistics
A vending machine dispenses coffee into a twelve-ounce cup. The amount of coffee dispensed into the cup is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 0.05 ounce. You can allow the cup to overfill 4% of the time. What amount should you set as the mean amount of coffee ...
August 11, 2012 by Anonymous

statistics
A vending machine dispenses coffee into a twelve-ounce cup. The amount of coffee dispensed into the cup is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 0.07 ounce. You can allow the cup to overfill 2% of the time. What amount should you set as the mean amount of coffee to...
May 12, 2013 by Mary

statistics
The average life of Canadian women is 73.75 years and the standard deviation of the women's life expectancy in Canada is 6.5 years. Using the Chebyshev's theorem, determine the minimum percentage of women in Canada whose life expectancy is between 64 and 83.5 years. Round your...
January 22, 2013 by mzb

Descriptive Statistics
A vending machine dispenses coffee into a twelve ounce cup. The amount of coffee dispensed into the cup is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 0.04 ounces. You can allow the cup to overfill 10% of the time. What amount (in ounces) should you set as the mean ...
May 9, 2011 by Herbert

statistics
A residential treatment facility tests a new group therapy for patients with self destructive behaviors. To decrease scores of behaviors that has a mean in the overall population of 35 and a standard deviation of 4.7. The mean score for patients after new group therapy is 27. ...
March 1, 2013 by marty

statistics-please please help
A) Choose one of the following distributions (positively skewed normal distribution, negatively skewed normal distribution or bimodal normal distribution) and generate a sample of 20 numbers for it. The sample you generate should have a mean of 8 and a sample standard ...
October 7, 2008 by Lauren

Statistics
A vending machine dispenses coffee into an eight-ounce cup. The amount of coffee dispensed into the cup is normally distributed with a standard deviation of .03 ounce. You can allow the cup to OVERFILL 1% of the time. What amount should you set as the mean amount of coffee to ...
January 21, 2011 by Erika

Math
The U.S. Department of Defense makes use of statistics in designing weapon systems for tanks and other forms of armor. By measuring the results of the firing of a weapons system under simulated combat conditions, ballistics researchers can estimate the accuracy of the shells ...
May 7, 2010 by Bart

Statistics
Many dairy cows now receive injections of BST, a hormone intended to spur greater milk production. A group of 53 Jersey cows increased average milk production from 43 to 52 pounds per day, with a standard deviation of 4.8 lbs. Is this evidence that the hormone maybe effective ...
November 21, 2013 by Lisa

Stats
The following data represent the number of live births in the United States in 2007 for women 15 to 49 years old. Age Live Births 15 - 19 445,045 20 - 24 1,082,837 25 - 29 1,208,405 30 - 34 962,179 35 - 39 499,916 40 - 44 105,071 45 - 49 7,349 Find the following: 1. What is ...
June 16, 2014 by Sarah

statistics
A football coach claims that the average weight of all the opposing teams’ members is 225 pounds. For a test of the claim, a sample of 50 players is taken from all the opposing teams. The mean is found to be 230 pounds, and the standard deviation is 15 pounds. At a = 0.01, ...
April 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Statistics
A hospital claims that the mean waiting time at its emergency room is 25 minutes. A random sample of 16 patients produced a mean wait time of 27.5 minutes with a standard deviation of 4.8 minutes. Use the 1% level of significance to test is the wait time is different from 25 ...
March 28, 2013 by Steven

statistics
At a local manufacturing plant, employees must complete new machine set ups within 30 minutes. New machine set-up times can be described by a normal model with a mean of 22 minutes and a standard deviation of four minutes. a. What percent of new machine set ups take more than ...
April 11, 2011 by Anonymous

statistics z or t test
the average weekly earnings of a production worker were $424. to know if wages, on average, have gone up since that time. To test this, you sample 64 production workers, and determine that their average salary is $432.69, with a sample standard deviation of $33.90. Use a 0.05 ...
July 19, 2010 by Anonymous

statistics
14) You wish to compare the average GPA of students from one department to another. It is assumed that the distributions of GPA in both departments are normally distributed and that the overall standard deviation of GPA is the same in both departments. If you sample 17 ...
November 16, 2010 by ronaldo

Satistics
**I don't want the answer, I want to know how to set the problem up and the formula that I need to use. I am online with a tutor right now, and they can't help me. :-( The average price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline was reported to be $2.34 in northern Kentucky (The...
February 12, 2012 by Shannon

statistics
The weight of corn chips dispensed into a 19-ounce bag by the dispensing machine has been identified as possessing a normal distribution with a mean of 19.5 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.1 ounce. Suppose 100 bags of chips are randomly selected. Find the probability that...
November 13, 2010 by lucky

statistics
The Ace AirLines has a policy of overbooking flights. The random variable x represents the number of passengers who cannot be boarded because there were more passengers that seats. x P(x) 0 0.061 1 0.132 2 0.255 3 0.345 4 0.207 a)Is this a probability distribution? How do you ...
September 23, 2011 by dee

statistics
In one day, a random security check of 65 travelers at JFK international airport would cause 17 of those travelers to be “red-flagged” for further checks. The population standard deviation (nation wide) is 12 “red-flags” per day. Using the JFK sample, find the 90% confidence ...
June 20, 2010 by Trish R

statistics
It is claimed that an automobile is driven on the average more than 20,000 kilometers per year. Random sample of 10 automobile owners are asked to keep a record of the kilometers they travel. If the sample mean and standard deviation of automobile driven are found to be 23,500...
June 3, 2011 by Ali

Math
The combined math and verbal scores for students taking a national standardized examination for college admission, is normally distributed with a mean of 620 and a standard deviation of 220. If a college requires a student to be in the top 10 % of students taking this test, ...
February 9, 2014 by Ashley

Finance
1) A potato chip manufacturer has been accused of shortchanging their customers with their 10-ounce bags of potato chips. A sample of 50 of that company’s 10-ounce bags was taken, and it was found that the average weight was 9.8 ounces with a standard deviation of 0.3 ounces. ...
November 22, 2011 by Jaison

Statistics
The heights of young women are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 64.5 inches and a standard deviation of 2.5 inches. Determine the following: what percent of young women would be acceptable as members if being a member required a height of 70 inches or more? ...
March 3, 2013 by Sue

stats
If light bulbs have lives that are normally distributed with a mean of 2500 hours and a standard deviation of 500 hours, what percentage of light bulbs have a life less than 2500 hours? A) About 25% B) About 50% C) About 75% D) About 68%
August 31, 2014 by Joan

stat
An employer wants to set a time limit so that 75% of the employees will finish a job on time. Past history has shown that the time required to do the job is normally distributed and has a mean time of 26 minutes with a standard deviation of 5 minutes. How much time should the ...
May 26, 2010 by Anonymous

statastics
21. Payne (2001) gave participants a computerized task in which they first see a face and then a picture of either a gun or a tool. The task was to press one button if it was a tool and a different one if it was a gun. Unknown to the participants while they were doing the ...
October 24, 2009 by mary

math 540
suppose it takes a college student an average of 5 minutes to find a parking space on the schools parking lot. Assume also that this time is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 2 minutes. What time is exceeded by approximately 75% of the college students when ...
November 12, 2013 by renee

statistics
A 4 to 7 month old baby sleeps an average of 14 hours per day. At this age, babies sleep patterns follow normal distribution with the standard deviation of 1.6 a) is it unusual for a baby to sleep under 12 hours a day? b) In a random sample of 10 babies of this age,find the ...
November 30, 2014 by adriana

statistics
The general manager for Gordon's Self Service Gasoline is interested in estimating the mean number of gallons of gasoline that are purchased by customers at their Philadelphia location. He would like his estimate to be within plus or minus 0.50 gallons, and he would like the ...
April 4, 2012 by Arlene

chemistry
Using standard heat of formations. (Appendix II in text). Calculate the standard enthalpy change for the combustion of methane. CH4 (g) + 2 O2 ---¨ 2CO2(g) + 2H2O (l) ƒ¢H0 = ?
March 6, 2012 by chris

statistics
The manager at the YMCA believes members are staying longer at the Y due to what they feel was a very successful marketing plan. Studies show the previous mean time per visit was 36 minutes, with a standard deviation = 11 minutes. A simple random sample of n = 200 visits is ...
April 18, 2012 by Henry

Finance
Assuming that the returns from holding small-company stocks are normally distributed, what is the approximate probability that your money will double in value in a single year? What about triple in value. Many of my classmates have an expected return of 17.6% and a standard ...
July 15, 2012 by Anonymous

finite math
The weights of boxes of Brand Z cereal were found to be normally distrubted with a mean of 16.5 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.4 ounces. a. what percentage of the boxes will weigh more than 16 ounces? b. what percentage of the boxes will weigh between 15.5 and 16.5 ...
April 14, 2011 by margie

statistics
the average amount of rain per year in Greenville is 49 inches. the standard deviation is 8 inches. find the probability that nest year greeville will receive the following amount of rainfall. assume the variable is normally distributed. a) At most 55 inches of rain b) at ...
May 16, 2011 by Michelle

statistics
Kindergarten children have heights that are approximately distributed normal. A random sample of size 20 is taken and the mean x and the standard deviation s are calculated ( x = 40 inches and s = 3). a. Is there sufficient evidence to indicate that the mean of kindergarten ...
August 3, 2014 by T

Stat
Kindergarten children have heights that are approximately distributed normal. A random sample of size 20 is taken and the mean x and the standard deviation s are calculated ( x = 40 inches and s = 3). a. Is there sufficient evidence to indicate that the mean of kindergarten ...
August 5, 2014 by MK

statistics
A random sample of 36 statistics students were asked to add a column of numbers. The amount of time required to compute the sum was recorded for each student. The sample mean time was 54 seconds with a sample standard deviation of 18 seconds. 1. Construct a 95% confidence ...
March 22, 2012 by Maggi

statistics and probability
It is known that an exam scores of students in STAT 2507 follow a normal distribution with a mean of 70% and a standard deviation of 9%. (A) If a student must obtain a mark of 50% to pass the exam, what proportion of students fail the exam? (B) What is the probability that a ...
February 26, 2011 by Adam

Statistics
The national centre of health statistics reports that the mean systolic blood pressure for males 35-44 years of age is 128 and a standard deviation of 15. A group of 50 executives selected at random are tested and found to have an avarage of 132.3. Is there statistical ...
April 16, 2013 by Sue

Stat, Math
The image of the public library is constantly changing, and their online services continue to grow. Usage of the library's home page grew by 17% during the past 12 months. It has been estimated that the current average length of a visit to the library's homepage is ...
October 15, 2014 by fghd

statistics
Payne (2001) gave participants a computerized task in which they first see a face and then a picture of either a gun or a tool. The task was to press one button if it was a tool and a different one if it was a gun. Unknown to the participants while they were doing the study, ...
June 29, 2009 by Gregory

Statistics
. Payne (2001) gave participants a computerized task in which they first see a face and then a picture of either a gun or a tool. The task was to press one button if it was a tool and a different one if it was a gun. Unknown to the participants while they were doing the study...
October 1, 2012 by Elspeth

statistics
Hello!! A survey indicates that for each trip to the supermarket, a shopper spends an average of 45 minutes with a standard deviation of 12 minutes in the store.the length is normally distributed and represented by variable x. a.A find the probability that he will be in store ...
March 31, 2010 by Anonymous

statistics
The National Center for Education surveyed 4400 college graduates about the lengths of time required to earn their bachelor's degrees. The sample mean is 5.15 years, and assume that standard deviation is known to be 1.68 years. Based on the sample data, construct the 99% ...
July 30, 2012 by kathy

statistics
A population forms a normal distribution with a mean of sigma=75 and a standard deviation of 20. - What proportion of the sample means for samples of n=25 have vales less than 80? In other words, find p(M>79) for n=25 - What proportion of the sample means for n=100 have ...
February 15, 2008 by Taryn

stats
The number of cars sold annually by used car salespeople is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 19.22. A random sample of salespeople was taken and the number of cars each sold is listed her. 79 43 58 66 101 63 79 33 58 71 60 101 74 55 88 The 95% confidence ...
March 31, 2010 by sarah

Statistics
Assume the body temperatures of healthy adults are normally distributed with a mean of 98.20 °F and a standard deviation of 0.62 °F (based on data from the University of Maryland researchers). Bellevue Hospital in New York City uses 100.6 °F as the lowest temperature ...
July 15, 2010 by Christy

STATISTICS
Scores on the LSAT are approximately normally distributed. In fact, published reports indicate that approximately 40 percent of all test takers score at or between 145 and 155, and about 70 percent score at or between 140 and 160. The full range of scores is 60 pts (120–180). ...
November 26, 2012 by MARY

Statistics
I dont' really understand this question. The construction industry has determined that the average time to construct a two floor, family house in Westchester County, New York takes 85 days -- with a deviation of 10 days. Mr. Cox wants to purchase a new home in Westchester ...
October 7, 2006 by Ediese

statistics
In a city, 20% of the workers have incomes over $40,000 per year. A researcher chooses 1600 workers at random (with replacement) and finds that the mean is 320 and standard deviation is 16. what is the chance that between 320 and 336 of those have incomes over $40,000 per year?
April 22, 2011 by BV

math
The weights of boxes of Brand Z cereal were found to be normally distrubted with a mean of 16.5 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.4 ounces. a. what percentage of the boxes will weigh more than 16 ounces? b. what percentage of the boxes will weigh between 15.5 and 16.5 ...
April 12, 2011 by faye

math
The weights of boxes of Brand Z cereal were found to be normally distrubted with a mean of 16.5 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.4 ounces. a. what percentage of the boxes will weigh more than 16 ounces? b. what percentage of the boxes will weigh between 15.5 and 16.5 ...
April 13, 2011 by brenda

math
The weights of boxes of Brand Z cereal were found to be normally distrubted with a mean of 16.5 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.4 ounces. a. what percentage of the boxes will weigh more than 16 ounces? b. what percentage of the boxes will weigh between 15.5 and 16.5 ...
April 13, 2011 by shirley

statistics
For a particular sample of 50 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. Mean = 78 Midrange = 72 Third quartile = 94 Mode = 84 Median = 80 Standard deviation = 11 Range = 52 First quartile=68 What score was earned by more students than any other score? ...
January 24, 2008 by Jennifer

Statistics
An important measure of the performance of a locomotive is its "adhesion," which is the locomotive's pulling force as a multiple of its weight. The adhesion of one 4400-horsepower diesel locomotive model varies in actual use according to a Normal distribution with mean μ...
September 5, 2012 by Brittany

Statistics
An important measure of the performance of a locomotive is its "adhesion," which is the locomotive's pulling force as a multiple of its weight. The adhesion of one 4400-horsepower diesel locomotive model varies in actual use according to a Normal distribution with mean μ...
September 5, 2012 by Brittany

statistics
the manufacturer of a popular brand of tv set claims that 95 percent of its sets last at least 5 years without requiring a single repair. a sample of 8 purchasers of these tv sets was selected at random from a list of purchasers five years earlier. use this information to ...
March 24, 2013 by afiba

statistics
The mean of a normal distribution is 400 pounds. The standard deviation is 10 pounds. What is the area between 415 pounds and the mean of 400 pounds? The area between the mean and 395?
March 22, 2009 by brenduh

statistics
The director of an inner-city hospital believes that the average cost per gunshot injury of patients admitted to the hospital’s emergency room is $18,000. A random sample of 9 gunshot injuries had a mean of $17,213 with a standard deviation of $572. Calculate the standardized ...
August 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Statistics
Machines are used to pack sugar into packets supposedly containing 1.20 kg each. On testing a large number of packets over a long period of time, it was found that the mean weight of the packets was 1.24 kg and the standard deviation was 0.04 Kg. A particular machine is ...
October 26, 2010 by Shams

statistics
Machines are used to pack sugar into packets supposedly containing 1.20 kg each. On testing a large number of packets over a long period of time, it was found that the mean weight of the packets was 1.24 kg and the standard deviation was 0.04 Kg. A particular machine is ...
November 20, 2010 by srinu

Statics
17. The Student Health Service assumes, based on historical data, that the height of female students is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 3 inches. The school nurse wants to estimate the average height of this year’s entering female students by examining the ...
December 2, 2012 by Heather

Chemistry
When 0.3212g of glucose was burned in bomb calorimeter of calorimeter constant 641J/K, the temperature rose by 7.943 K. Calculate a) the standard molar internal energy of combustion b) the standard enthalpy of combustion and c) the standard enthalpy of formation of glucose. (...
May 4, 2010 by Nadira

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