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January 24, 2015

January 24, 2015

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**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 companys 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) 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 (120180). ...
*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 hospitals 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 years 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*

**Statistics**

30 randomly selected cans of Coke are measured for the amount of cola in ounces. The sample values have a mean of 12.18 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.118 ounces. Test the claim that cans of coke have a mean amount of cola greater than 12 ounces. What is the p-value? A) ...
*November 9, 2013 by Katie*

**statistics**

Use the following information to calculate the lower and upper fence: A teacher was interested in how many text messages teenagers got per day. He randomly selected 70 students and asked them how many text messages they received the previous day. The mean (x)=23.1 standard ...
*September 18, 2012 by Gee*

**Business**

You are the manager at a company and are asked to present a report on the year-to-date performance of your division. What type of statistical information would you include in your report? In particular, which descriptive statistics (mean, median, standard deviation, etc.) do ...
*May 19, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

Jim's systolic blood pressure is a random variable with a mean of 145 mmHg and a standard deviation of 20 mmHg. For Jim's age group, 140 is the cutoff for high blood pressure. If Jim's systolic blood pressure is taken at a randomly chosen moment, what is the probability that ...
*September 17, 2014 by Loray *

**statistics**

An assembly process includes a torque wrench device that automatically tightens compressor housing bolts; the device has a known process standard deviation of = 3 lb-ft in the torque applied. A simple random sample of 35 nuts is selected, and the average torque to which they...
*July 31, 2009 by Bryant*

**Math check**

IQ scores in a certain population are normally distributed with a mean of 96 and a standard deviation of 12. (Give your answers correct to four decimal places.) (a) Find the probability that a randomly selected person will have an IQ score between 83 and 99. 83-96/12=75 the ...
*June 11, 2013 by Tom613*

**stat**

a full scholarship to any student who scores in the top 4% of students on the SMRT standardized exam. SMRT scores have a mean of 260 and a standard deviation of 22. What score does a student need to attain in order to receive the scholarship? this is how I worked it 1.00-.04...
*October 20, 2014 by Barb*

**statistics**

In one elementary school, 200 students are tested on the subject of Math and English. The table below shows the mean and standard deviation for each subject. Mean SD Math 67 9.58 English 78 12.45 One students Math score was 70 and the same individuals English score was 84. ...
*September 12, 2011 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

3. In one elementary school, 200 students are tested on the subject of Math and English. The table below shows the mean and standard deviation for each subject. Mean SD Math 67 9.58 English 78 12.45 One students Math score was 70 and the same individuals English score was 84...
*September 3, 2012 by Sandra*

**Stattistics**

In one elementary school, 200 students are tested on the subject of Math and English. The table below shows the mean and standard deviation for each subject. Mean SD Math 67 9.58 English 78 12.45 One students Math score was 70 and the same individuals English score was 84. ...
*November 11, 2012 by lisa *

**Statistics**

The average grade point average(GPA)of undergraduate students in New York is normally distributed with a population mean of and a population standard deviation of. Compute the following, 1)The percentage of students with GPA'S between 2.0 and 2.6 2)If a sample of 49 students ...
*October 6, 2014 by Charlene*

**Math**

A physical fitness association is including the mile run in its secondary-school fitness test. The time for this event for boys in secondary school is known to possess a normal distribution with a mean of 450 seconds and a standard deviation of 50 seconds. Find the probability...
*October 12, 2009 by Chris*

**Research and Statistics**

3. In one elementary school, 200 students are tested on the subject of Math and English. The table below shows the mean and standard deviation for each subject. Mean SD Math 67 9.58 English 78 12.45 One students Math score was 70 and the same individuals English score was 84...
*September 11, 2010 by Moreen*

**statistics**

In order to test a new production method, 36 employees were selected randomly to try the new method. The mean was 75.79 parts per hour with a standard deviation of 28.25 parts per hour. Calculate a 95% confidence interval for the true mean production rate for the new method.
*June 13, 2012 by jp*

**statistics**

A tobacco company claims that the nicotine content of its "light" cigarettes has a mean of milligrams and a standard deviation of milligrams. What is the probability that randomly selected light cigarettes from this company will have a total combined nicotine content of ...
*December 11, 2012 by Jack*

**statistics**

A tobacco company claims that the nicotine content of its "light" cigarettes has a mean of milligrams and a standard deviation of milligrams. What is the probability that randomly selected light cigarettes from this company will have a total combined nicotine content of ...
*December 11, 2012 by Jack*

**statistics**

air coin is flipped 20 times. a. Determine the probability that the coin comes up tails exactly 15 times. b. Find the probability that the coin comes up tails at least 15 times. c. Find the mean and standard deviation for the random variable X giving the number of tails in ...
*September 23, 2013 by nneamaka*

**statistics**

An employer wants to estimate 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...
*March 20, 2010 by mocha*

**Statistics**

A study is being planned to estimate the mean number of semester hours taken by students at a college. The population standard deviation is assumed to be o=4.7 hours. How many students should be included in the sample to be 99% confident that the sample mean is within one ...
*March 25, 2012 by Jasmine*

**statistic**

Suppose the people living in a city have a mean score of 48 and a standard deviation score of 7 on a measure of concerns about the environment. Assume that these concerns are normally distributed using the 50%- 34% - 14% figures. Appoxatmaily what percentage of people have a ...
*September 18, 2014 by diane*

**Chemistry**

Use standard heats of formation in Appendix L to calculate standard enthalpy changes for the following reactions. 1.45 x 10-2 mol of carbon is oxidized to CO2(g) Please help me!
*May 1, 2011 by Kat*

**Investments Analysis**

Can anyone help with ANY of these? Any good starting points would be great! Alpha (STI) 0.90 2008 Return(STI) 15% Beta(STI) 1.20 2008 Return(INX) 10% R_squared 36% Risk Free Rate 4% Variance(STI) .1296 b. What is the relative volatility (variability) of STI returns to INX ...
*March 6, 2010 by James*

**statistics**

A company produces steel rods. The lengths of the steel rods are normally distributed with a mean of 121.2-cm and a standard deviation of 1.8-cm. Suppose a rod is chosen at random from all the rods produced by the company. There is a 23% probability that the rod is longer than...
*October 18, 2011 by Victor*

**Statistics **

The Jefferson valley bank claims that the variation of their wait time is less when using a single line that feeds three tellers as opposed to having threes peerage lines. Test the claim that the standard deviation for wait time is less than 1.9 minutes with a single feed line...
*May 7, 2014 by Danielle*

**Statistics**

Suppose the mean income of 35-year-olds in the US is $25,000. A random sample of 150 35-year-olds in California results in a sample mean income of $26,600 and a sample standard deviation of $3800. At the 5% significance level, ca we conclude that the true mean income of 35-...
*May 23, 2014 by jason*

**Statistics**

The length of time it takes college students to find a parking spot in the library parking lot follows a normal distribution with a mean of 4.0 minutes and a standard deviation of 1 minute. Find the probability that a randomly selected college student will take between 2.5 and...
*February 13, 2011 by Andy*

**Math**

What price do farmers get for the peach crops? in the third week of June, a random sample of 40 farming regions gave a sample mean of $6.88 per basket. assume that the standard deviation is known to be $1.92 per basket. find a 90% confidence interval for the population mean ...
*August 7, 2011 by Justina*

**Statistics**

The serum cholesterol levels in men aged 18 to 24 are normally distributed with a mean of 178.1 and a standard deviation of 40.7. A group of 9 men aged 18 to 24 randomly selected. 1. Find the probability that there are at least 2 men in the group whose serum cholesterol level ...
*May 3, 2012 by Kim*

**statistics**

A store manager claims that the average age of his customers is less than 40 years old, while the industry average is 40 years old. He asks you to test his thinking. You collect a sample of 50 customers and found that the average age is 38.7. Assuming that the population ...
*February 24, 2013 by Faye*

**Statistics**

The points of 100 children in a test are normally distributed with mean of 25 points and a standard deviation of 10 points. (a)Given that the passing mark is 20, estimate the number of children who passed the test. (b)If 5.59% of the children obtain a distinction by scoring x ...
*October 15, 2014 by John*

**statistics **

A new medication has been created to treat osteo-arthritis inflammation and pain. Doctors prescribing the drug claim that the drug is not as effective for women as men since women taking the medication have higher pain levels than men. The pharmaceutical company conducts a ...
*July 8, 2013 by Katie*

**math**

A physical fitness association is including the mile run in its secondary-school fitness test. The time for this event for boys in secondary school is known to posses a normal distribution with a mean of 450 seconds and a standard deviation of 50 seconds. Find the probability ...
*January 27, 2010 by Rmz*

**DMU**

The weight of adults in a certain city has amean of 130 ibs, with standard deviation of 41 ibs .asample of 25 adults living in one of the kebeles of the city is found to have a mean weight of 129 ibs. a) does this mean the residents of the kebele weight significantly less on ...
*June 24, 2013 by Eshete baye*

**business statistics**

An assembly process includes a torque wrench device that automatically tightens compressor housing bolts; the device has a known process standard deviation of = 3 lb-ft in the torque applied. A simple random sample of 35 nuts is selected, and the average torque to which they...
*July 30, 2009 by Samantta*

**business statistics**

An assembly process includes a torque wrench device that automatically tightens compressor housing bolts; the device has a known process standard deviation of = 3 lb-ft in the torque applied. A simple random sample of 35 nuts is selected, and the average torque to which they...
*August 1, 2009 by Tonya*

**someone please chek my math!**

a. An ellipse is formed by stretching the graph of x^2+ y^2=1 horizontally by a factor of 3 and vertically by a factor of 4. Determine the equation of the ellipse in standard form x^2/a^2+y^2/b^2=1 (x/3) ^2+ (y/4) ^2=1 x^2/9 + y^2/16 =1 so the equation is: x^2/9 + y^2/16 =1 b...
*December 4, 2006 by sam!*

**SMU**

Ans:- 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 ...
*December 1, 2010 by Gunjan*

**statistics**

the average number of years a person takes to complete a graduate degree program is 3. the standard deviation is 4 months. Assume the variable is normally distributed. If an individual enrolls in the program, find the probability that it will take. a) More than 4 years to ...
*May 16, 2011 by Michelle*

**Chemistry**

Consider an electrochemical cell based on the following cell diagram: Pt | Pu3+(aq), Pu4+(aq) || Cl2(g), Cl−(aq) | Pt Given that the standard cell emf is 0.35 V and that the standard reduction potential of chlorine is 1.36 V, what is the standard reduction potential E(...
*November 15, 2010 by Diana*

**data management**

The stay at a hotel on Spring Break is normally distributed with a mean of 7 days and a standard deviation of 2 days. If 8000 people visited this hotel on Spring Break... a) If a visitor stays 6 days what is the corresponding z-score? b) How many visitors stayed less than 6 ...
*June 11, 2014 by alexandra*

**maths **

the heights of female students at a particular college are normally distributed with the mean 169 cm and standard deviation 9 cm. 1) Given that 80% of these female students have a height less than h cm ,find the value of h. 2) Given that 60% of these female students have a ...
*February 13, 2013 by harish*

**CHEMISTRY**

AT 25 DEGREES CELSIUS THE STANDARD ENTHALPY OF COMBUSTION OF GASEOUS PROPANE IS -2219.0 KJ PER MOLE OF PROPANE AND THER STANDARD ENTHALPY OF GASEOUS PORPYLENE IS -2058.3 KJ PER MOLE OF P[ROPYLENE. wHAT IS THE STANDARD ENTHALPY CHANGE FOR THE FOLLOWING REACTION C3H6 + H2 ---C3H8
*July 23, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Math for educators**

The length of time it takes college students to find a parking spot in the library parking lot follows a normal distribution with a mean of 5.5 minutes and a standard deviation of 1 minute. Find the probability that a randomly selected college student will take between 4.0 and...
*June 4, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

Which of the following statements correctly interprets a 95% confidence interval on a population mean? a. It is a single point estimate b. Used to quantify the certainty of the sample standard deviation c. A 99% confidence interval is narrower than the 95% confidence interval ...
*September 15, 2010 by Beata Chmielewska*

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