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February 12, 2016
Number of results: 36,552

**algebra**

On his midterm exam, Jimmy scored 75 points, which was exactly 2 standard deviations above the mean. If the standard deviation for the test is 4, what is the mean for the test?
*October 29, 2013 by Diandra*

**statistics**

The distribution score for a city wide math test scores results in a mean of 70 and a standard deviation of 12. What score is 2 standard deviations above the mean?
*September 30, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Maths**

If I have the mean and standard deviation of data how do I work out the percentage of data within 1,2,and 3 standard deviations of the mean? :) any help would be much appreciated thanks
*October 22, 2011 by Zani*

**physics**

How long would our year be if our Sun were two fifths its present mass and the radius of the Earth’s orbit were six times its present value?
*May 6, 2010 by erin*

**statistics**

It is well known that the heights of individual American men are normally distributed with mean 70 inches and standard deviation 2.8 inches. The Central Limit Theorem states that if n men are randomly chosen, then their average height will also be normally distributed with ...
*February 13, 2011 by LISA*

**Statistics**

1. The sociologist surveyed the households in a small town. The random variable X represents the number of dependent children in the households. The following is the probability distribution of X: X 0 1 2 3 4 P(X) 0.07 0.20 0.38 k 0.13 (a) Find the missing probability value of...
*June 1, 2011 by LadyJustice85*

**stats **

Relatively speaking, which statistics exam did you do better on? On your first statistics exam you scored a 72 and on the second exam you scored an 89. Hey, you’re improving! Or are you? On the first exam, the class mean was 71 with a standard deviation of 15. On the second ...
*February 5, 2013 by kelly*

**Finance**

Suppose you just inherited a gold mine. This gold mine is believed to have three years worth of gold deposit. Here is how much income this gold mine is projected to bring you each year for the next three years: Year 1: $49,000,000 Year 2: $61,000,000 Year 3: $85,000,000 ...
*November 13, 2011 by Lamarr*

**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*

**Stats**

A study found that for adults the general self-efficacy scale mean score was 35 and standard deviation was 12. A group of clients (n=14) was measured for their general self-efficacy with the same measure and found having 40 with standard deviation of 20. A group of therapist ...
*August 17, 2013 by Mark*

**statistics**

The purchasing department has suggested that all new computer monitors for your company should be a new design. You want data to assure you that employees will like the new monitors. The next 20 employees needing a new computer are the subjects for an experiment. (a) Label the...
*November 2, 2012 by appy*

**Statistics**

In recording the self-reported lengths of a particular body part in a sample of male undergraduates, the largest was claimed to be 20 cm—a full 3 standard deviations from the mean length for the sample. The shortest alleged length was only 10 cm, which was equivalent to ...
*November 3, 2012 by susan*

**Statistics**

You are wondering whether male or female students pay more for books and materials at the U of C. You find 5 male friends at the U of C and find that they spent an average of $680 with a standard deviation of $5. You find 4 female friends at the U of C and find that they spent...
*December 2, 2012 by Susan*

**statistics**

say that you have a distribution of exam scores with a mean of 57 and a standard deviation of 7. if a student in the class has a standard score equal to 2.429, what would their raw score on the exam be?
*December 2, 2012 by Dawn*

**Statistics**

How do I find the deviation of each x-value from the expected value of 0.97? The chart looks like this... x P(x) x-u 0 0.24 ? 1 0.55 ? 2 0.21 ?
*October 6, 2013 by Lisa*

**Operations management**

An appliance manufacturer wants to contract with a repair shop to handle authorized repairs. The company has an acceptable range of repair time from 50 minutes to 90 minutes. Two firms have submitted bids for the work. In the evaluation trail, one firm had a mean repair time ...
*February 13, 2012 by Ashley*

**Statistics**

The law of large numbers tells us what happens in the long run. Like many games of chance, the numbers racket has outcomes so variable - one three-digit number wins $600 and all others win nothing - that gamblers never reach "the long run." Even after many bets, their average ...
*February 25, 2014 by Ray*

**Statistics**

The law of large numbers tells us what happens in the long run. Like many games of chance, the numbers racket has outcomes so variable - one three-digit number wins $600 and all others win nothing - that gamblers never reach "the long run." Even after many bets, their average ...
*February 25, 2014 by Ray*

**Statistics**

The law of large numbers tells us what happens in the long run. Like many games of chance, the numbers racket has outcomes so variable - one three-digit number wins $600 and all others win nothing - that gamblers never reach "the long run." Even after many bets, their average ...
*February 25, 2014 by PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!*

**statistics**

show that in the binomial distribution (q+p)^n the ratio of the mean deviation about about the mean to standard deviation is 2/(npq)^0.5*n-1 cµ-1p^µ-1 q^n-µ where µ is the greatest integer contained in np+1 . find the limits of the above ratio as n tends to infinity.
*January 10, 2012 by urmila*

**STATISTICS**

Can someone please tell me how to solve this problem? A buyer for a lumber company must determine wheter to buy a piece of land containing 50,000 trees. if 2000 tress are at least 48 feet tall she will purchase the land; otherwise she will not. the owner of the land reports ...
*April 20, 2007 by DEE-DEE*

**statistics**

The actual weights of bag of pet food are normally distributed.The mean of the weights is 50.0 lb,with a standard deviation of 0.2 lb. C)In a group of 50 bags,how many would yu expect to be within 1.5 standard deviations of the mean?
*June 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Math**

Question An investor puts $15,000 into each of four stocks, labeled A, B, C, and D. The table shown below contains the means and standard deviations of the annual returns of these four stocks. Stock Mean Annual Return Standard Deviation of Annual Return A 0.15 0.05 B 0.18 0.07...
*October 15, 2013 by Kessy*

**bus/stats**

a sample of the personal files of eight male employees revealed that, during a six-month period, they lost the following number of days due to illness: 2,0,6,3,10,4,1 and 2. Calculate the standard deviation of the above sample? the means deviation is 2.375? but not sure how to...
*September 3, 2011 by tim*

**math**

lilly made a 75 on her history test and an3 on her math test. the mean grade on the history test was 72 with a standard deviation of 5. the average grade on the math test was 81 with a standard deviation of 4. which test did lilly do better?
*May 21, 2015 by debbie*

**statistics**

Prep Courses? Scores for men (nationwide) on the verbal portion of the SAT test are normally distributed with a mean of 509 and a standard deviation of 112. Randomly selected men are given the Columbia review course before taking the SAT test. After the course, a sample of 49 ...
*June 28, 2010 by STatistic*

**Stat/trig question, please help me, thanks**

In 1995, more than 1.1 million students in the U.S. took the SAT. On the mathematics section, the mean =507, s=112 (standard deviation). Students recieve scores rounded to the nearest 10. What is the interval of student scores that lie within one standard deviation of the mean...
*September 5, 2006 by christine*

**statistics**

Farmer Max, sells grain to Germany, owns 60 acres of wheat fields. Based on the past experience, he knows that the yield from each individual acre is normally distributed with mean 120 bushels and standard deviation 12 bushels. Help Farmer Max plan for his next year crop by ...
*November 23, 2014 by loh*

**statistics**

dole pineapple inc. is concerned that the 16 ounce cans are overfilled. assume the standard deviation is .03 onces. a random sample of 50 cans has a mean weight of 16.05 ounces. at the 5% level of significance can we conclude that the mean weight is > than 16 ounces. what ...
*April 2, 2012 by dimitra*

**Finance**

differences between present value and future in time value
*November 10, 2009 by soomal*

**Co-operate Finance**

As the investment analyst for King breweries you are required to analyze the automated loom system in the Castle larger production line. The old system was purchased 5 years ago for $200,000. It falls in the accelerated cost recovery 5 year class and it has 5 years of ...
*March 24, 2015 by Patricia*

**Math**

3.22 Defective rate. A machine that produces a special type of transistor (a component of computers) has a 2% defective rate. The production is considered a random process where each transistor is independent of the others. (a) What is the probability that the 10th transistor ...
*February 11, 2016 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

Suppose that the population standard deviation (ó) for a normally distributed standardized achievement test (ACT) is 6. What would the standard error of the sample mean (óxbar) be if we were to draw a random sample of 36 test scores?
*October 4, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Statistic **

The mean SAT score for 13 male high school students is 500 and the standard deviation is 100. The mean SAT score for 16 female high school students is 490 and the standard deviation is 80. At o=.05 sigma sign are male SAT scores more varied than female? (Sigma=.05)
*February 10, 2016 by Dhelp*

**chemistry**

A scientist measures the standard enthalpy change for the following reaction to be -172.4 kJ : 2SO2(g) + O2(g) 2SO3(g) Based on this value and the standard enthalpies of formation for the other substances, the standard enthalpy of formation of SO2(g) is what in kJ/mol?
*March 7, 2015 by jojo*

**statistics**

An investment broker reports that the yearly returns on common stocks are approximately normally distributed with a mean return of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. On the other hand, the firm reports that the yearly returns on tax-free municipal bonds are...
*February 19, 2012 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

Suppose that the percentage returns for a given year for all stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. Consider drawing a random sample of n= 5 stocks from the ...
*August 31, 2009 by Amy*

**Statistics**

Suppose that the percentage returns for a given year for all stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. Consider drawing a random sample of n= 5 stocks from the ...
*June 7, 2010 by Mary*

**Statistics**

Suppose that two different tests A and B are to be given to a student chosen at random from a certain population. Suppose also that the mean score on test A is 85, and the standard deviation is 10; the mean score on test B is 90, and the standard deviation is 16; the scores on...
*February 16, 2011 by Charles*

**statistics**

A widget factory's worker productivity is normally distributed. one worker produces an average of 75 widgets per day with a standard deviation of 20. another worker produces at an average rate of 65 per day with standard deviation of 21. 1)what is the probability that in any ...
*April 29, 2012 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

Suppose that the percentage returns for a given year for all stocks listed on the new york stock exchange are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. Consider drawing a random sample of n=5 stocks from the ...
*November 9, 2009 by ileana*

**statistics**

Use the Standard Normal Distribution table to find the indicated area under the standard normal curve. Q1: Between z = 0 and z = 2.24 A1: 0 = 0.5000 2.24 = 0.9875 0.9875 – 0.5000 = 0.4875 Q2:To the left of z = 1.09 A2: 0.8621 Q3: Between z = -1.15 and z = -0.56 A3: -1.15 = 0....
*March 27, 2010 by looking for someone to varify my work please*

**Finance**

Suppose your bank account will be worth $15,000.00 in one year. The interest rate (discount rate) that the bank pays is 7%. What is the present value of your bank account today? What would the present value of the account be if the discount rate is only 4%?
*August 12, 2015 by Lillie*

**Stats**

The director of admissions at Kinzua University in Nova Scotia estimated the distribution of student admissions for the fall semester on the basis of past experience. Admissions Probability 1,080 0.5 1,340 0.2 1,660 0.3...
*September 28, 2010 by Nicole *

**Physics**

For beginner parachutists, the terminal velocity must be less than 5.00 m/s, and the parachutes used have a k-value that is normally distributed with a mean of 2.05/s and a standard deviation of 0.04/s. If the acceleration due to gravity is 9.81 m/s^2, determine the ...
*June 1, 2009 by Sydney*

**Statistics**

Consider the hypothesis test given by Ho:u=530, H1:u does not equal 530. In a random sample of 85 subjects, the sample mean is found to be 522.3. Also, the population standard deviation is 29. Determine the P-value for this test. Is there sufficient evidence to justify the ...
*March 8, 2013 by Sandy*

**Satistics**

Assume that the mean hourly cost to operate a commercial airplane follows the normal distribution with a mean of $2,175 per hour and a standard deviation of $175. What is the operating cost for the lowest 10 percent of the airplanes? (Round z value to 2 decimal places. Omit ...
*October 7, 2014 by Meredith*

**statistics**

The Frayed Nerves Anxiety Scale (FNAS) is used to measure the anxiety level of people on a scale from 0 to 1000. Four students were randomly chosen and given the FNAS before their second exam. Their scores were 700, 653, 740, and 707. The standard deviation sigma of the test ...
*October 17, 2011 by Anand*

**Statistics**

I have a question that involves explaining what is wrong in each of the following situations: (a) A random sample of size 20 is taken from a population that is assumed to have a standard deviation of 12. The standard deviation of the sample mean is 12/20. (b) A researcher ...
*March 29, 2009 by Lynn*

**college**

With examles give differences between present value and future value as used in financial mathematics.
*December 5, 2009 by Lugee*

**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*

**Physics**

ok I'll be using a home work problem to ask the question. I'm not asking for help on the question I got the correct answer just need to understand this concept better. Calculate the acceelration due to gravity on the Moon. The moon's radius is about 1.74 E 6 meters and its ...
*September 12, 2009 by QUESTION*

**chemistry**

A scientist measures the standard enthalpy change for the following reaction to be -2923.0 kJ : 2C2H6(g) + 7 O2(g) 4CO2(g) + 6 H2O(g) Based on this value and the standard enthalpies of formation for the other substances, the standard enthalpy of formation of CO2(g) is _________
*October 24, 2012 by Anonymous*

**statistics **

3. The personnel director of a corporation will study the overtime work during the previous year for the 2,575 clerical workers. A sample of 100 of these workers will be chosen at random from the files. The average and the standard deviation of the overtime hours will be ...
*May 8, 2014 by Maura*

**Sociology (stats) help**

Given the mean = $12 Standard deviation = $2.50 Suppose that a large state university graduate research assistants are paid by the hour. Data from the personnel office show the distribution of hourly wages paid to graduate students across the campus is approximately normal ...
*October 8, 2014 by Ronald*

**physics**

If the 1 kg standard body has an acceleration of 2.00 m/s2 at 20.0° to the positive direction of an x axis, what are (a) the x component and (b) the y component of the net force acting on the body, and (c) what is the net force in unit-vector notation?
*February 12, 2010 by Anonymous*

**math**

select ten (10) states and calculate the mean and standard deviation for average insurance costs. Next, calculate the mean and standard deviation for average insurance costs for all 51 states. Compare and contrast the means and standard deviations for the ten (10) states you ...
*January 20, 2015 by Mary Ann *

**business statistics**

for a sample of 12 items from a normally distributed population for which the standard deviation is = 17.0, the sample mean is 230.8. At the 0.05 level of significance, test Ho : μ ≤ 220 versus Hı: μ >220. Determine and interpret the p-value ...
*July 29, 2009 by Candy*

**Satistics**

Monthly incomes of employees at a particular company have a mean of $5954. The distribution of sample means for samples of size 70 is normal with a mean of $5954 and a standard deviation of $259. Suppose you take a sample of size 70 employees from the company and find that ...
*September 15, 2015 by Suzan*

**stat**

the average number of pushups a United States Marine does daily is 300, with a standard deviation of 50. A random sample of 36 marines is selected. What is the probability that the sample mean is at most 320 push-ups? With a mean of 300, you are looking for a sample using a ...
*April 15, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Finance / Business**

Can you please tell me if I am right on this? I believe the answer is c. $4,264. A project has an initial outflow of $10,000. The project will generate free cash flows of $8,000 per year for two years. The discount rate is 8%. What is this project’s net present value (NPV)? a...
*May 22, 2008 by Jen*

**statistics**

A Coach found the correlation between physical fitness and athletic ability to be r=.65. the mean and standard deviation of the physical fitness test was 330, 50. the mean and standard deviation of the athletic ability test was 9, 2. If you have a physical fitness score of 350...
*November 16, 2014 by Nicole*

**math **

Our statistics students, as noted were asked to rate their admiration of Hillary Rodham Clinton on a scale of 1 to 7. They also were asked to rate their admiration of Jennifer Lopez and Venus Williams on a scale of 1 to 7. As noted earlier, the mean rating of Clinton was 4.06...
*October 14, 2013 by eid2013*

**sattistics**

Twenty students randomly assigned to an experimental group receive an instructional program: 30 in a control group do not. After 6 months, both groups are tested on their knowledge. The experimental group has a mean of 38 on the test(with an estimated population standard ...
*July 18, 2009 by Jerry*

**Statistic**

18. Twenty students randomly assigned to an experimental group receive an instructional program; 30 in a control group do not. After 6 months, both groups are tested on their knowledge. The experimental group has a mean of 38 on the test (with an estimated population standard ...
*February 20, 2010 by Doris I*

**math**

Our statistics students, as noted in Exercise 6.32, were asked to rate their admiration of Hillary Rodham Clinton on a scale of 1 to 7. They also were asked to rate their admiration of Jennifer Lopez and Venus Williams on a scale of 1 to 7. As noted earlier, the mean rating of...
*October 12, 2013 by eid2013*

**statistics**

A statistics practitioner would like to estimate a population mean to within 50 units with 99% confidence given that the population standard deviation is 250. a) What sample size should be used. b) Repeat part (a) with a standard deviation of 50. c) Repeat part (a) using a 95...
*March 13, 2010 by Tom*

**Elementary Statistics**

Heights of women have a bell-shaped distribution with a mean of 161 cm and a standard deviation of 7 cm. Using Chebyshev’s theorem, what do we know about the percentage of women with heights that are within 2 standard deviations of the mean? What are the minimum and maximum ...
*September 4, 2012 by mary*

**Statistics**

what is the standard deviation for 57,61,57,57,58,57,61
*January 10, 2016 by jean*

**El camino college:math **

The xyz corporation claims that there's NO DIFFERENCE in the salary of female and male workers at the Southern California plant. A human rights agency took two samples(25 each) .the male sample gad a mean of 350per week wit standard deviation of 50. The female sample had a ...
*August 4, 2015 by Alma*

**statistics help please**

For a random sample of 10 men, the mean head circumference is x = 57.3 cm and the sample standard deviation is s = 2 cm. The standard error of the sample mean is: a. 0.200 b. 0.447 c. 0.500 d. 0.632
*July 22, 2011 by toyman*

**math**

Can someone explain how I missed this question. Sample has a mean of 47 and a standard deviation of 9. Find the z-score for each value of x=53.(give answer correct to 2 decimal places) I did it this way and missed it 53-47divided by 9 = 0.666 and I put 0.6 for the answer. Did ...
*May 23, 2013 by Sue*

**statistics**

8.value: 10.00 points The fracture strength of a certain type of manufactured glass is normally distributed with a mean of 509 MPa with a standard deviation of 17 MPa. (a) What is the probability that a randomly chosen sample of glass will break at less than 509 MPa? (Round ...
*May 2, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

A variable is normally distributed with mean 68 and standard deviation 10. Find: a) The value that 85% of all possible values of the variable exceed. b) The two values that divide the area under the corresponding normal curve into a middle area of 0.90 and two outside areas of...
*April 13, 2015 by Janet*

**Stastics**

If the population standard deviation is Ợ=8, how large a sample is necessary to have a standard error that is a. Less than 4 points? b. Less than 2 points? c. Less than 1 point?
*December 13, 2013 by Lyndyc*

**statistics**

According to Beautiful Bride magazine, the average age of a groom is now 26.2 years. A sample of 16 prospective grooms in Chicago revealed that their average age was 26.6 years with a standard deviation of 5.3 years. What is the test value for a t test of the claim?
*April 25, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

Part 2 - The president of the company is uncomfortable with the precision of the estimates derived for the sample mean. They are not willing to tolerate a very large error. e = .04, how large would the sample size have to be if they specify a 98% confidence level? Formula: n...
*March 13, 2007 by LINDA*

**Prob and Stats**

Einstein claims that his true average quiz score is 90. You have sample data on 25 of his quizzes. The average for that samaple is 83, and the standard deviation for the sample (s) is 4. The alpha for this two-tailed test is 0.05. Provide the calculated t-vaule, the critial t-...
*November 14, 2009 by Statistics help!*

**Math**

Can someone help me verify if this is correct? Gasoline usage for compact cars in Canada is a normal distribution with a mean of 33.3 km/l and with standard deviation of 7.3 km/L. Round your answers to one decimal place. a) What percentage of compact cars obtains 20km/L or ...
*April 17, 2011 by Jay*

**Math**

Can someone help me verify if this is correct? Gasoline usage for compact cars in Canada is a normal distribution with a mean of 33.3 km/l and with standard deviation of 7.3 km/L. Round your answers to one decimal place. a) What percentage of compact cars obtains 20km/L or ...
*April 17, 2011 by Jay*

**statistics**

The diameter of an electric cable is normally distributed, with a mean of 0.6 inch and a standard deviation of 0.02 inch. What is the probability that the diameter will exceed 0.62 inch? (You may need to use the standard normal distribution table.
*June 4, 2014 by leelee kay *

**statistics**

A standardized third grade reading test, called the We Can Read Test, has a mean of 50 with a standard deviation of 10. A developmental psychologist conducts a study, where he assesses the reading ability of a random sample of 75 third graders using the We Can Read Test, and ...
*April 16, 2014 by Carrie*

**alegbra**

Find the present value, using the present value formula and a calculator. (Round your answer to the nearest cent.) Achieve $225,500 at 8.55% compounded continuously for 8 years, 155 days. I use e for compound continuousy A=Pe^(rt).so I did 225,500=Pe^(.0855*8.42)than I divided...
*May 16, 2014 by Mary Ann*

**Statistics**

I am so lost on this statistics question would someone help me figure out how to answer it? A random variable X is normally distributed with the mean and standard deviation 1.6. What is the proportion of the data values that lies within 1.6 standard deviations from the ...
*November 27, 2012 by Layney*

**statistics**

Question2: When parking a car in a downtown parking lot, drivers pay according to the number of hours or fraction thereof. The probability distribution of the number of hours cars are parked is given below X 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 f(X) 0.30 0.24 0.17 0.10 0.08 0.05 0.04 0.02 a. ...
*December 11, 2011 by s.Alhosani*

**statistics**

Our statistics students, as noted were asked to rate their admiration of Hillary Rodham Clinton on a scale of 1 to 7. They also were asked to rate their admiration of Jennifer Lopez and Venus Williams on a scale of 1 to 7. As noted earlier, the mean rating of Clinton was 4.06...
*October 14, 2013 by eid2013*

**algebra 2**

The monthly rents for the apartments in a building are listed below. $425, $550, $550, $550, $650, $650, $650, $650, $800, $900 Part A: Find the mean, median, mode, range, and standard deviation of the rents. Part B: The apartment manager considers raising the rent for every ...
*May 23, 2012 by jenny*

**business statistics**

A mortgage broker is offering home mortgage at a rate of 9.5% but is fearful that this value is higher than many others are charging. A sample of 40 mortgages files in the country court house shows an average of 9.25% with a standard deviation of 8.61%. Does this sample ...
*August 1, 2009 by Samantta*

**Statistics**

Let's pretend the Work variable is normally distributed, with a mean/median/mode value of 22 and a standard deviation of 17. Based on these numbers, we can say that approximately 68 percent of students work between ______ and ______ hours per week. Select the TWO numbers ...
*November 4, 2011 by Sarah*

**statistics**

A manufacturer wishes to estimate the reliability (in months) of a certain product. An estimate of the population standard deviation from a previous sample was 12 months. If the manufacturer desires to be within 4 months of the true value with approximately 80% confidence, ...
*November 8, 2011 by Larry*

**math**

The length of Paulo’s lunch break follows a normal distribution with mean μ minutes and standard deviation 5 minutes. On one day in four, on average, his lunch break lasts for more than 52 minutes. Find the value of μ.
*February 13, 2014 by sanjay*

**math**

Which of the below data sets has the lowest standard deviation? You do not need to calculate the exact standard deviations to answer this question. 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 0, 25, 50, 100, 125, 150, 1000 0, 1, 3, 3, 3, 5, 6 0, 0, 0, 100, 200, 200, 200
*November 22, 2015 by vicke*

**Math **

If the population standard deviation is 8, how large a sample is necessary to have a standard error that is: a. less than 4 points? b. less than 2 points? c. less than 1 point?
*February 1, 2013 by Tracy*

**math**

On a standardized test, Ann received a score of 85, which was exactly 2 standard deviations about the mean. If the standard deviation for the test is 4, what is the mean for this test?
*May 20, 2015 by debbie*

**Chem**

Am i correct for the following? 1. "quick data" such as that of a mass measurement on a balance located at the far side of the lab, can be recorded on a paper scrap and then transferred to the report sheet at your lab station. TRUE? 2. the lab instrumentation determines the ...
*September 2, 2015 by Denna *

**statistics**

Customers arrive at a movie theater at the advertised movie time only to find that they have to sit through several previews and prepreview ads before the movie starts. Many complain that the time devoted to previews is too long (The Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2012). A ...
*November 16, 2014 by sean*

**math**

Suppose a test of musical ability has a normal distribution with a mean of 50 and a standard deviation of 5. Approximately what percentage of people are over 55? a. 6% b. 16% c. 45% d. 84% A z-score of 1.75 indicates how many standard deviation units above the mean? a. 1.75 b...
*May 8, 2010 by Amanda*

**Finance**

Jean will receive $8,500 per year for the next 15 years from her trust. If a 7% interest rate is applied, what is the current value of the future payments? Describe how you solved this problem, including which table (for example, present value and future value) was used and why.
*November 23, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Statsistics**

You are testing the claim that the mean GPA of night students is less than the mean GPA of day students. You sample 45 night students, and the sample mean GPA is 2.18 with a standard deviation of 0.31 You sample 30 day students, and the sample mean GPA is 1.97 with a standard ...
*May 4, 2015 by hannah*

**financial management**

A capital project has an initial investment of $100,000 and cash flows in years 1-6 of $25,000, $10,000, $50,000, $10,000, $10,000, and $60,000, respectively. Given a 15 percent cost of capital, •(a) compute the net present value. . •(b) compute the internal rate of return...
*April 14, 2014 by lori*