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statistics
4. The scores on a university examination are normally distributed with a mean of 62 and a standard deviation of 11. If the bottom 5% of students will fail the examination, what is the lowest score, to the nearest whole number, that a student can have and pass?
February 3, 2011 by loni

Statistics
The weights of adult males are normally distributed with a mean of 172 lb and a standard deviation of 29 lb. 1.Find the weight that divides the upper 2% of weights from the lower 98%. Can anyone please explain how to do this,I have no idea from where to begin. Thanks.
March 8, 2011 by Plzz helpp

statistics
the distribution of heights of American women aged 18 to 24 is approximately normally distributed with mean 65.5 inche and standard deviation 2.5 inches. what is the probability that a randomly seleted woman is between 60 and 64 inches tall?
June 29, 2011 by Tee

Statistics Summary
A bakery has an average daily expense of $1350. The standard deviation is $150. The owner takes a sample of 50 bills, what is the probability the mean of his sample will be between $1200 and $1500? how do i solve this
January 17, 2012 by Yelena

statistics
The weights of a group of adult males are normally distributed with a mean of 180lb and standard deviation of 8lb. Find the probability that a randomly chosen male from this group weighs more than 190lb.
June 10, 2012 by tiffany

Statistics
A shoe store knows that the purchase amount by its customers is a random variable that follows a normal distribution with a mean of $30 and a standard deviation of $9. What is the probability that a randomly selected customer will spend $30 or more at this store?
December 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Statistics
A random sample of 150 towns in a western state had a mean annual precipitation of 2.86 inches. Assume that the population standard deviation is known to be 0.78 inches. Compute the 95% confidence interval for μ.
March 19, 2014 by Kathy

Statistics/Probability
5) The product is sold in packets whose masses are normally distributes with mean of 1.42 kg and a standard deviation of 0.025 kg. (1) Find the probability that the mass of a packet, selected at random, lies between 1.37 kg and 1.45 kg
July 17, 2014 by Koylar

Statistics
Carrie attained a score of 650 on the verbal section of her SAT. The mean grade was a 500 with a standard deviation of 100. What percentage of test takers scored below and above Carrie?
October 30, 2014 by Juan

statistics/normal distribution
Find the area of the shaded region.The graph to the right depicts IQ scores of Adults (85-120), and those scores are normally distributed with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15
March 4, 2015 by slomomo

Statistics
Suppose that a sample of 50 scores has a mean of Y=90 and the standard deviation is 15. Between what two values of Y will at least 90% of the scores fall? What is the maximun number of scores that can lie out of the interval?
October 30, 2011 by Sara

Statistics
The lifetimes of batteries produced by a firm are known to be normally distributed with a mean of 100 hours and a standard deviation of 10 hours. What is the probability a battery will last between 110 and 120 hours?
November 24, 2011 by Brea

statistics
The lifetime of a 2 volt non-rechargeable battery has a normal distribution with a mean of 516 hours and a standard deviation of 20 hours. What is the z- score for batteries with lifetimes of 520 hours
September 3, 2012 by Gee

statistics
The lifetime of a 2 volt non- rechargeable battery has a normal distribution with a mean of 516 hours and a standard deviation of 20 hours.What is the z- score for batteries with lifetimes of 600 hours
September 3, 2012 by Gee

statistics
Waiting times at a doctor office are normally distributed with a mean of 35 minutes, and a standard deviation of 10 minutes. What is the chance a patient would have to wait over 50 minutes?
November 5, 2014 by Cecy

Statistics
For a population with a standard deviation of 10, how mlarge a sample is necessary to have a standard error that is less than or equal to 5 points?
March 2, 2011 by Denise

statistics
Some test use a median of 50 and a standard deviation of 10. What proportion of the population will be between the standard score of 90 and 110?
November 22, 2011 by Hm

Statistic
Twenty students assigned to an experimental group receive 30 in a control group has a mean of 38 on the test (with an estimated population standard deviation of 3); the control group has a mean of 35 (with an estimated population standard deviation of 5). Using the .05 level, ...
October 10, 2009 by Anonymous

statistics
A coin mint has a specification that a particular coin has a mean weight of 2.5 g. A sample of 39 coins was collected. Those coins have a mean weight of 2.49491 g and a standard deviation of 0.01372 g. Use a 0.05 significance level to test the claim that this sample is from a ...
March 7, 2015 by slomomo

Psychology
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 ...
September 19, 2011 by summer

statistics
A cell phone service provider has selected a random sample of 20 of its customers in an effort to estimate the mean number of minutes used per day. The results of the sample included a sample mean of 34.5 minutes and a sample standard deviation equal to 11.5 minutes. Based on ...
February 22, 2015 by timothy kendricks

statistics
A charity believes that when it puts out an appeal for charitable donations the donations it receives will normally distributed with a mean of $50 and standard deviation of $6, and it is assumed that donations will be independent of each other. (i) Find the probability that a ...
February 15, 2011 by Probability

Pyschological Statistics
In a distribution with a standard deviation of eight, an individual score of 42 corresponds to a Z score of -0.5. What is the mean of this distribution?
October 8, 2014 by Monique

Statistics
Find the margin of error for a 95% confidence interval for estimating the population mean when the sample standard deviation equals 100, with a sample size of (i) 400, (ii) 1600. What is the effect of the sample size? (b) Find the margin of error for estimating the population ...
April 5, 2015 by courtney

Statistics
A local grocery store wants to estimate the mean daily number of gallons of milk sold to customers. Assume the number of gallons sold follows the normal distribution, with a population standard deviation of 5.10 gallons. A random sample of 60 days shows that the mean daily ...
October 27, 2013 by Joey

statistics
Boxes of bran flakes are known to be normally distributed with a mean weight of 475g and a standard deviation of 10g.Calculate the probability of a box having a weight exceeding 485 grams. Calculate the probability that the mean weight of sixteen boxes will exceed 480g.
March 2, 2013 by Sue

statistics
the weights of shells follow a normal distribution. a random sample of 12 hybrid shells a a mean weight of 1.7 pounds with standard deviation 0.24 pounds. Find a 95 % confidence interval level for the mean weight if the fall catch is within 0.1 pounds of the sample estimate
March 21, 2013 by Lost37

college statistics
a set of data is normally distributed with a mean of 1000 and a standard deviation of 100.what would be standard score for a score of 900.what percent of scores is betyween 1000 and 900.what would be percentile rank for a score of 900.
June 3, 2012 by melba

statistics-normal distribution
a set of data is normally distributed with a mean of 500 and a standard deviation of 100. a) what would the standard score fora score of 700 be? b) what % of scores is between 500 and 700? c) what would the percentile rank for a score of 700?
October 28, 2010 by mary- can someone please solve,lost

statistics
The MacBurger restaurant chain claims that the waiting time of customers for service is normally distributed, with a mean of 3 minutes and a standard deviation of 1 minute. The quality-assurance department found in a sample of 50 customers at the Warren Road MacBurger that the...
June 23, 2008 by Renee

statistics
set of data is normally distributed with a mean of 200 and standard deviation of 50. What would be the standard score for a score of 300? What percentage of scores is between 200 and 300? What would be the percentile rank for a score of 300? (Points : 6)
August 26, 2011 by Laynette

MATH; STANDARD DEVIATION
suppose that prices of a certain model of new homes are normally distributed with a mean of $150,000 use 68-95-99.7 rule to find the percentage of buyers who paid: between $150,000 and $152,000 if the standard deviation is $1200
April 29, 2015 by CHIN

statistics
The following information is available. H0: μ ≤ 10 H1: μ> 10 The sample mean is 12 for a sample of 36. The population standard deviation is 3. Use the .02 significance level.
July 21, 2011 by Anonymous

statistics
In a normal distribution with the mean being 500 and the standard deviation being 100, what raw score separates the top 40% of a distribution from the rest?
July 29, 2012 by Jessica

statistics
In a normal distribution with the mean being 500 and the standard deviation being 100, what raw score separates the top 40% of a distribution from the rest?
July 29, 2012 by Jessica

statistics
A normal distribution has a standard deviation equal to 23. What is the mean of this normal distribution if the probability of scoring above x = 181? record to 1 decimal place
June 21, 2013 by Paisley

Statistics
A random sample of 47 students studied for an average of 7.1 hours last week. If the population standard deviation is 1.2 hours, what is the 90% confidence interval for the population mean?
April 18, 2014 by Monica

statistics
Let x be a continuous random variable that is normally distributed with a mean of 24 and a standard deviation of 7. Find the probability that x assumes a value between 27.5 and 59.0. Use Table IV in Appendix C to compute the probabilities. Round your answer to four decimal ...
April 18, 2011 by Katie

statistics
An automotive manufacturer has selected 10 car seats to study the Rockwell hardness of the seat recliner mechanism. A sample of 8 has an average of 44.795 and a standard deviation of 0.402. At 95% percent confidence level, what is the interval for the population mean?
February 9, 2015 by t

****HELP**** STATISTIC
The table below shows the probability distribution of the types of food purchased by students from the school cafeteria. What is the probability a student has purchased Caesar salad? (2 points) 0.17 Suppose houses are available for purchase during construction of a new ...
March 25, 2014 by Tikima

Probability of Mean (Statistics)
Assume 20 oz. cola bottles are filled so that the mean amount of liquid contained in the bottle is 20 oz and the standard deviation is .12 oz. If a case of 24 bottles is randomly selected from the population of all soda bottles, find the probability that the mean number of ...
June 22, 2008 by thomas

statistics
historically, the average customer spends $8.53 for all TGP restaurants(u=8.53). If the population standard deviation is $1.06(o=1.06) and the data is normally distributed, find the probabiltiy that the sample mean will be within $.15 of the populaiton mean using a sample size...
February 27, 2015 by angela

statistics
Someone who has never seen a normal die before decides to estimate the mean value of all its faces (μ) by rolling it many times. First, they are told that the standard deviation is σ = 1.7. Then, they roll the die 50 times and get a sample mean of x-bar = 3.7. ...
January 29, 2012 by Nadia

Help Please Statistic
7. The table below shows the probability distribution of the types of food purchased by students from the school cafeteria. What is the probability a student has purchased Caesar salad? (2 points) 0.17 Suppose houses are available for purchase during construction of a new ...
March 24, 2014 by Tikima

Math
According to a student project for statistics 250, the amount of money spent on texts per semester by the population of students at a small liberal arts college is normally distributed with a mean of $426 and a standard deviation of $54. Determine the percent of all samples of...
October 29, 2008 by Mary

Statistics
Suppose that the fit to the simple linear regression of Y on X from 6 observations produces the following residuals: -3.3, 2.1, -4.0, -1.5, 5.1, 1.6. a) What is the estimate of sigma squared? b) What is the estimate of sigma? c) What are the degrees of freedom? Sigma = ...
March 14, 2007 by MMK

Statistics
A random sample of 80 students at a large school shows an average grade of 72 in Algebra with a standard deviation of 4. What is the standard error?
November 24, 2012 by Pearl

statistics
The average amount spent at a fast-food restaurant in California was $3.30, with a standard deviation of $.40. Yet in Georgia, the average amount spent at a fast-food restaurant was $3.25, with a standard deviation of $.10. What do these statistics tell you about fast-food ...
March 25, 2013 by Donna

statistics
A manufacturer knows that their items have a normally distributed length, with a mean of 7.3 inches, and standard deviation of 0.6 inches. If one item is chosen at random, what is the probability that it is less than 5.5 inches long?
January 16, 2012 by Rhi

statistics
For a normal distribution with a mean of 140 and a standard deviation of 55 find each value requested. a. What is the minimum score needed to be in the bottom 10% of the distribution? b. What scores form the boundaries for the middle 75% of the distribution.
April 29, 2012 by tammy

Statistics
Electricity bills in a certain city have mean $120.08. Assume the bills are normally distributed with standard deviation $14.40. Find the value that separates the lower 52% of the bills from the rest.
June 16, 2013 by Anonymous

statistics
The cutoff "t" needed is -1.8333. The standard deviation of the distribution of means of change scores is 2.0 and the mean change score for the sample studied is an increase of 5.2. What is the t score?
November 4, 2009 by Brenda

Statistics
bob received a z score of 0.9 on a college entrance exam. If the raw scores have a mean of 540 and a standard deviation of 80 points,what is his raw score?
December 17, 2009 by Sarah

statistics
Scores on a test have a mean of 66 and Q3 of 81. The scores have a distribution that is approximately normal. Find the standard deviation. Round your answer to the nearest tenth.
March 29, 2010 by Abby

Statistics
Assume the body temperature of healthy adults are normally distributed with a mean of 98.2 degrees F and a standard deviation of .62 degrees F. If you have a temperature of 99.0 what is your percentile score?
November 16, 2010 by Lisa

statistics
The average (arithmetic mean) of a normal distribution of a school's test scores is 65, and standard deviation of the distribution is 6.5. A student scoring a 78 on the exam is in what percentile of the school?
December 24, 2010 by Anonymous

Statistics
Suppose that heights of newborns are bell shaped with a mean of 6.8 pounds and a standard deviation of 1.3 pounds. What percentage of weights are: a) Below 6.8 lbs.? b) Above 8.3 lbs.?
May 4, 2011 by Erik

Statistics
Suppose that heights of newborns are bell shaped with a mean of 6.8 pounds and a standard deviation of 1.3 pounds. What percentage of weights are: a) Below 6.8 lbs.? b) Above 8.3 lbs.?
May 6, 2011 by Erik

statistics-math
The mean score on a Math exam was 50% and the standard deviation was 10%. Assume the results were normally distributed. (a) What percent of students earned a score between 50% and 70%? ( /2)
November 9, 2011 by Noelle

Statistics
The amount of a monthly phone bill is normally distributed with a mean of $60 and a standard deviation of $12. Fill in the blanks: 68% of her phone bills are between $______________ and $______________.
July 23, 2012 by Adam

statistics
A normal distribution has a mean of 36 and standard deviation of 4. What proportion of the distribution consisted of scores between x=34 and x=38? a, 0.6915 b, 2(0.3085)=0.6170 c, 0.1915 d, 2(0.1915)=0.3930
November 9, 2012 by Robbie

Algebra 2/statistics
On a fair 6-sided die, each number has an equal probability p of being rolled. when a fair die is rolled n times, the most likely outcome (the mean) is that each number will be rolled NP times, with a standard deviation of sqrt NP(1-P). Brandon rolls a die 200 times. He will ...
April 30, 2015 by Jordan

math
One of the tallest living men has a height of 263 cm. One of the tallest living women is 245 cm tall. Heights of men have a mean of 177 cm and a standard deviation of 8 cm. Heights of women have a mean of 163 cm and a standard deviation of 4 cm. Relative to the population of ...
February 13, 2015 by Liamz

statistics
Jim Tree sells trees. The mean length of the trees purchased was 68 inches with a standard deviation of 10 inches. Jim wants to know what percent of his sales were more than 84 inches tall. He can use the standard normal distribution to help him. He asks, "what is the mean?" ...
March 20, 2013 by Jessie

statistics
The average score on a science test was 72 with a standard deviation of 6. The average score on a history test was 89 with a standard deviation of 7. Compare the variability of the two classes.
March 20, 2012 by Hannah

Statistics
The Amount of filling a half-liter (500ml)soft drink bottle is normally distributed. The process has a standard deviation of 5ml. The mean is adjustable. A. Where should the mean be set to ensure a 95% probability that a half-liter bottle will not be under filled? B. A 99% ...
April 11, 2014 by KT

Math please help!
According to a student project for statistics 250, the amount of money spent on texts per semester by the population of students at a small liberal arts college is normally distributed with a mean of $426 and a standard deviation of $54. Determine the percent of all samples of...
October 30, 2008 by Mary

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

statistics
A pilot study has revealed a sample standard deviation of 16 for age of people in the work force. How large a sample must be chose to obtain an estimator of the mean that, with 95% confidence, will be correct to within 2 years?
March 20, 2009 by Sally

Statistics
Sample salaries (in dollars) of high school teachers are listed. Find the sample mean and standard deviation of the data. 49,632 54,619 58,298 48,250 51,842 50,875 43,219 49,924
February 13, 2010 by bridget

statistics
A large group of students has taken a college entrance exam. The scores on the exam are such that the mean = 52 and the standard deviation = 11 Find the probability that a student, selected at random, earned a score lower than 63.
June 24, 2011 by MM

statistics
If the mean value of the weight of a particular brand of dog food is 20.6 lb and the standard deviation is 1.3, assume a normal distribution and calculate the amount of product produced that falls below the lower specification value of 19.7 lb.
February 9, 2012 by tonja

statistics
The number of cell phone minutes used by high school seniors follows a normal distribution with a mean of 500 and a standard deviation of 50. What is the probability that a student uses more than 350 minutes?
July 28, 2012 by Anonymous

statistics
the mean scale score on the mathematics examination of ninth grade students in new york state was 86 with a standard deviation of 5 points. Given a student was selected at random what is the probabilty that his score was 91 or higher?
February 9, 2013 by kelly

statistics
Suppose that the test scores for a college entrance exam are normally distributed with a mean of 450 and a standard deviation of 100. If a student is selected at random what is the probability that the student will score above 600?
April 24, 2013 by kevin

statistics
A popular retail store knows that the purchase amounts by its customers is a random variable that follows a normal distribution with a mean of $30 and a standard deviation of $9. What is the probability that a randomly selected customer will spend between $20 and $35 at this ...
September 24, 2013 by Selene

satistics
3.Give the mean for the mean column of the Worksheet. Is this estimate centered about the parameter of interest (the parameter of interest is the answer for the mean in question 2)? Mean 3.50 Standard deviation 1.317 4.Give the mean for the median column of the Worksheet. Is ...
December 4, 2011 by charlene

Statistics
Scores on a visual perception test are normally distributed with a mean of 2020 and a standard deviation of 250. a)If one subject is randomly selected and tested, find the probability of a score greater than 1800 b)if 50 subjects are randomly selected and tested fid the ...
March 21, 2013 by Sunshine

statistics
Scores on a visual perception test are normally distributed with a mean of 2020 and a standard deviation of 250. a)If one subject is randomly selected and tested, find the probability of a score greater than 1800 b)if 50 subjects are randomly selected and tested fid the ...
March 21, 2013 by Sunshine

math
stat theory says approximately 68% of measurements lie between +- one standard deviation. assume we have 100 students in our class. if in midterm 1 the mean score is 80 and standard deviation is 6, and you scored 86. approximately how many students scored below you?
September 16, 2013 by math standard deviation

ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
50 MATH PROFESSORS WERE ASKED HOW LONG IT TAKES TO GRADE A STUDENT'S HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT. THE MEAN GRADING TIME FOR THE SAMPLE WAS 36.2 MINUTES WITH A STANDARD DEVIATION OF 4.8 MINUTES. WHAT IS THE 99% CONFIDENCE INTERVAL FOR THE MEAN GRADING TIME OF ALL MATH PROFESSORS?
November 25, 2011 by DARLENE

statistics
assume the body temperature of healthy adults distributed with a mean of 98.20F and a standard deviation of 0.62F. If you have a body temperature of 99.00F, what is your percentile score?
May 16, 2010 by Christine

Statistics
The heights of male students in a given university are normally distributed, with a mean of 70 inches and a standard deviation of .5 inches. Find the height (x value) that corresponds to the z value of -1.33.
June 8, 2011 by Tony

Statistics
The distribution of scores on a test is mound-shaped and symmetric with a mean score of 78. If 68% of the scores fall between 72 and 84, which of the following is most likely to be the standard deviation of the distribution? 3, 1, 4, 6?
March 12, 2012 by MJ

statistics
In a psychology class of 100 students, test scores are normally distributed with a mean of 80 and a standard deviation of 5. Approximately what percentage of students have scores between 70 and 90? A. 68% B. 80% C. 95% D. 99%
August 15, 2012 by StudentD

statistics
2. A test measuring basic math skills in adults is normally distributed, with mean = 20 and standard deviation = 7. Calculate the z score and T score for each of the following test scores: - X = 11
December 12, 2012 by Angela

statistics
Suppose that the ages of students at a particular university average 26 years with a standard deviation of 2.8 years. Consider the sampling distribution of the sample mean age of students in a sample of n = 49. The mean of the sampling distribution is __________
July 9, 2014 by Taylor

Statistics
with a mean/median/mode value of 22 and a standard deviation of 17. Based on these numbers, we can say that approximately 50 percent of SOC 390 students work more than ____ hours per week? ..I don't understand how to figure this question out?
November 7, 2011 by mary

statistics
It is known that the population mean for the Full Scale IQ of the WAIS is 100 with a standard deviation of 15. A researcher assesses a sample of 200 adults and find that they have a mean Full Scale IQ of 102. The point estimate of the mean for this group is ___________ and the...
April 15, 2014 by Katie

statistics
The heights of 10000 individuals are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 70 inches and a standard deviation of 3 inches. Find the probability that a person picked at random from this group will be between 65 and 74 inches tall.
October 27, 2010 by sohail

statistics
The heights of 10000 individuals are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 70 inches and a standard deviation of 3 inches. Find the probability that a person picked at random from this group will be between 65 and 74 inches tall.
October 27, 2010 by sohail

Statistics
A particular fruit's weights are normally distributed, with a mean of 308 grams and a standard deviation of 31 grams. The heaviest 9% of fruits weigh more than how many grams? Give your answer to the nearest gram.
April 12, 2011 by Sarah S-Help!

Statistics
The distribution of heights of American women aged 18 to 24 is approximately normally distributed with mean 65.5 inches and standard deviation 2.5 inches. What is the probability that a randomly selected woman is over 70 inches tall?
July 24, 2011 by Stacey Moore

statistics
The lifetime of a 2- volt non- rechargeable battery in constant use has a normal distribution with a mean of 516 hours and a standard deviation of 20 hours. What is the z-score for batteries with lifetimes of 600 hours?
September 6, 2012 by Gee

statistics
The distribution of heights of American women aged 18 to 24 is approximately normally distributed with mean 65.5 inches and standard deviation 2.5 inches. What is the probability that a randomly selected woman is between 60 and 64 inches tall?
May 8, 2013 by ali awan

Statistics
The time to fly between New York City and Chicago is normally distributed with a mean of 180 minutes and a standard deviation of 17 minutes. What is the probability that a flight is more than 200 minutes?
February 10, 2015 by Susan

statistic
The Tite Wire Company manufactures wires for circus acts. It has taken a random sample of 100 pieces of wire and wants to see if the thickness of a batch of wire meets minimum specifications. Assume that the population mean is 0.45 inch, with a standard deviation of 0.03 inch...
April 4, 2012 by Nancy

statistic
The Tite Wire Company manufactures wires for circus acts. It has taken a random sample of 100 pieces of wire and wants to see if the thickness of a batch of wire meets minimum specifications. Assume that the population mean is 0.45 inch, with a standard deviation of 0.03 inch...
April 7, 2012 by Nancy

Statistics
In the library on a university campus, there is a sign in the elevator that indicates a limit of 16 people. in addition there is a weight limit of 2500 lbs. assume that the average weight of students, faculty, and staff on campus is 150 lbs, that the standard deviation is 27 ...
June 2, 2013 by Eric

Statistics
In the library on a university campus, there is a sign in the elevator that indicates a limit of 16 people. in addition there is a weight limit of 2500 lbs. assume that the average weight of students, faculty, and staff on campus is 150 lbs, that the standard deviation is 27 ...
June 2, 2013 by Eric

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