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Statistics NEEED YOUR HELP ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The manufacturer of the X-15 steel-belted radial truch tire claims that the mean mileage the tire can be driven before the tread wears out is 80,000 km. The standard deviation of the mileage is 8,000 km. The Crosset Truck Company bought 48 tires and found that the mean mileage...
April 3, 2010 by Samir

statistics
At a large publishing company, the mean age of proofreaders is 36.2 years, and the standard deviation is 3.7 years. If a random sample of 15 proofreaders is selected, find the probability that the mean age of the proofreaders in the sample will be between 36 and 37.5 years....
October 22, 2010 by Cindy

statistics
The owner of a computer repair shop has determined that their daily revenue has mean $7200 and standard deviation $1200. The daily revenue totals for the next 30 days will be monitored. What is the probability that the mean daily revenue for the next 30 days will exceed $7000?
November 8, 2011 by UG

statistics
The number of cars sold annually by used car salespeople is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 18. A random sample of 310 salespeople was taken and the mean number of cars sold annually was found to be 71. Find the 94% confidence interval estimate of the ...
May 9, 2012 by lupita

statistics
Sign in Assume that the mean score on a certain aptitude test across the nation is 100, and that the standard deviation is 20 points. Find the probability that the mean aptitude test score for a randomly selected group of 150 8th graders is between 99.5 and 100.5. Sign in
May 20, 2012 by m elissa

statistics
The duration of time it takes General Motors to build a car is normally distributed with a mean of 31 hours and a standard deviation of 2 hours. a) What is the probability that a single car, selected at random, will take between 28 and 34 hours? b) What is the probability that...
April 25, 2013 by kevin

Statistics
18. The Intelligence Quotient (IQ) test scores are normally distributed with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15. Given a class with 25 students, what is the probability that the class' average IQ score is between 85 and 115? A) 0.0026 B) 0.4987 C) 3.00 D) 0.9974
October 22, 2011 by Steph

statistics
Science scores for HS seniors in the US are normally distributed with a mean of 77 and a standard deviation of 7. Students scoring in the top 4% are eligible for a special prize. What is the approximate cutoff score a student must get in order to recieve the prize?
February 27, 2012 by taylor

statistics
Science scores for HS seniors in the US are normally distributed with a mean of 77 and a standard deviation of 7. Students scoring in the top 4% are eligible for a special prize. What is the approximate cutoff score a student must get in order to recieve the prize?
February 27, 2012 by taylor

statistics
Suppose that SAT scores among U.S. college students are normally distributed with a mean of 450 and a standard deviation of 150. What is the probability that a randomly selected individual from this population has an SAT score at or below 600?
March 27, 2012 by Chris

Statistics
male heights are normaly distributed with a mean of 70 and a standard deviation of 2.8 inches. for two randomly selected guys, what's the probability that both of them are 67 inches or shorter? show calculations. Can someone please help me quickly with this question?
November 8, 2012 by Heather

statistics
If the standard deviation for waiting times in a line is 5 minutes, the standard deviation for the averages of 30 randomly chosen waiting times is _____ minutes.
November 6, 2011 by Sarah

statistics
Given a distribution of scores with a mean of 26 and standard deviation of 6. assuming normality what percentage of the cases fall between 18 and 27, what percentage of the cases lie above score 18 and below 29
April 16, 2010 by Anshika Srivastava

Statistics
A test consists of 90 mulitiple choice questions, each with five possible answers, only one of which is correct. Find the mean and the standard deviation of the number of correct answers.
March 13, 2011 by chalulu

statistics
If the ages of colleges students are normally distributed with a mean of 27 years and a standard deviation of 3.4, what is the probability that a sample of 34 students would have an average age of at least 25.6 years
April 22, 2011 by Michael

statistics
If only the upper 30% of a normally distributed class passed a quiz for which the mean was 70 and the standard deviation was 10, what was the lowest score a student could have received and still have passed?
February 18, 2012 by Cody Morris

statistic
In a population of exam scores, a score of X  48 corresponds to z1.00 and a score of X  36 corresponds to z  –0.50. Find the mean and standard deviation for the population. (Hint: Sketch the distribution and locate the two scores on your sketch.) A sample consists of the ...
January 26, 2013 by Nickie

statistics
For a sample with a mean of M=85, a score of X=90 corresponds to a z-score of z=1.00. What is the sample standard deviation?
February 4, 2008 by Andrew

Psychological Statistics
Assume that GRE scores approximate a normal curve and have mean of 500 points and a standard deviation of 100. What proportion of the normal curve would correspond to each of the following situations? 1) A score more than 50 points above the mean? 2) A score more than 100 ...
September 22, 2012 by Vidhi

Statistics
The average age of chemical engineers is 37 years with a standard deviation of 4 years. If an engineering firm employs 25 chemical engineers, find the probability that the average age of the group is greater than 38.2 years old. If this is the case, would it be safe to assume ...
October 17, 2010 by Anonymous

Statistics
Sulfur compounds cause "off-odors" in wine, so winemaker want to know the odor threshold, the lowest concentration of a compound that the human nose can detect. The odor threshold for dimethyl sulfide (DMS) in trained wine tasters is about 25 micrograms per liter of wine. The ...
May 6, 2012 by Ryan

statistics
In a sample of 100 steel wires the average breaking strength is 50 kN, with a standard deviation of 2 kN. a. Find a 95% confidence interval for the mean breaking strength of this type of wire. b. An engineer claims that the mean breaking strength is between 49.7 kN and 50.3 ...
October 29, 2011 by Don't get it!! :(

statistics
A basketball scout randomly selected 144 players and timed how long each player took to perform a certain drill. The times in this sample were distributed with a mean of 8 minutes. The population standard deviation was known to be 3 minutes. A. find the critical value for a 95...
April 27, 2014 by Mark

managerial statistics
student conduct a study and reported that 95% confidence intervak for themean ranged from 46-54. He was surethat the mean of the sample was 50,that the standard deviation of the sample was 16and that the sample was atleast 30 but could not remember exact number. can you help me
March 27, 2012 by noela

statistics
A Packaging Company sells soda and claims each can contains 12 oz. A random sample of 15 sodas yielded a sample mean of 11.2 oz. Given the sample standard deviation is 0.3 oz, estimate the margin of error for a 90% confidence interval.
March 29, 2012 by robert

Math 157
I am having some trouble figuring out these two problems. 1. Calculate the mean, median, mode, range, and midrange for the data set given {-1, 7, 0, 14, -2, -15, 0, 8, 7} Mean=2 Median=7 Mode=0, and 7 Range= Midrange= 2. Calculate the mean, range, variance, standard deviation...
August 7, 2010 by Rayna

Probability and Statistics
The major would like to estimate the mean number of automobile crashes per day at the intersection of 2 highways. A random sample of 40 days worth of data had a mean of 4.3 crashes and a standard deviation of 0.9. How large of a sample would be needed in order to produce a 95...
April 29, 2012 by Kim

Statistics
Are these statements true or false? 1. The sample mean, the sample proportion and the sample standard deviation are all unbiased estimators of the corresponding population parameters. 2. If the population is normally distributed with known variance then the sample mean may not...
November 5, 2010 by help

Statistics
I have a problem I need some help on. I have answered parts. Any guidance would be appreciated. K For many years the numbers of accidents per week at a hazardous intersection have been studied. The number of accidents per week varies with mean 2.2 and standard deveiation 1.4. ...
August 4, 2007 by Kayse

Math-confused...plz help
I. Use Chebyshev’s theorem to find what percent of the values will fall between 183 and 227 for a data set with a mean of 205 and standard deviation of 11. II. Use the Empirical Rule to find what two values 99.7% of the data will fall between for a data set with a mean of 297 ...
October 16, 2011 by Jennifer

Statistics
Suppose that you are designing an instrument panel for a large industrial machine. The machine requires the person using it to reach 2 feet from a particular position. The reach from this position for adult women is known to have a mean of 2.8 feet with a standard deviation of...
August 5, 2014 by Lamont Sanford

Math
I have a few questions on my homework assignment. I've been sick and I have no idea what I'm doing. Question 1: Assume the hights of high school bball players are normally distributed. For the boys the mean is 74" with a standard deviation of 4.5" while girl players have a ...
March 30, 2008 by Amanda

statistics
the times required to assemble a product part are normally distributed with a mean of 54.4 minutes & a standard deviation of 5.2 minutes. What fraction of the assemble workers require more than one hour?
November 15, 2011 by lia

statistics
A group is studying age distribution of people living in town. The mean age is 45, the modal age is 59, the median age is 56, the range is 96, and the standard deviation is 20.5. Is the data positively or negatively skewed
January 4, 2012 by luckybee

statistics
Suppose that people's heights (in centimeters) are normally distributed, with a mean of 165 and a standard deviation of 6. We find the heights of 80 people. (a) How many would you expect to be between 158 and 172 cm tall?
March 15, 2012 by Shelly

statistics
The data below are the ages of a random sample of 8 men in a bar. It is known that the population of ages are normally distributed with a standard deviation of 11. Determine the 93% confidence interval estimate of the population mean. 50 70 22 36 59 39 27 47
May 9, 2012 by lupita

college statistics
assume the population of heights of female college students mean of 64.37 inches standard deviation of 6,26 in and random sample of 74 find p(x>65.25)B. find p(x>65.25)c. why is formulas required to solve a different than c.
June 14, 2012 by melba

statistics
Typing speeds among college students are normally distributed with a mean of 60 words, and a standard deviation of 10 words. determine the typing speed that separates the top 6% typists from the rest.
November 24, 2013 by Jon

statistics
17. A newspaper article reported that the typical American family spent an average of $75 for Easter candy last year. A sample of N=16 families this year reported spending a mean of $85, with a standard deviation of $20. What hypothesis testing technique should be used to ...
May 3, 2014 by Matt

statistics
A column packing for chromatography consists of a mixture of two types of particles. Assume that the particles in the batch being sampled are spherical with a radius of 0.5 mm. 36% of the particles appeared to be pink and are known to have a polymeric stationary phase attached...
March 28, 2010 by Simon

stats
A statistics practitioner wishes to test the following hypothesis: H0 : ì = 600 against H1 : ì < 600 A sample of 50 observations yielded the statistics: mean x = 585 and standard deviation sx = 45. The test statistic of a test to determine whether there is enough evidence ...
March 31, 2010 by joseph

Statistics
According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control, the national mean hospital stay after childbirth is 2.1 days. Reviewing records at her own hospital, a hospital administrator calculates that the mean hospital stay for a random sample of 81 women after childbirth is 2.3...
November 10, 2013 by Katie

statistics
Solve the problem. Round to the nearest tenth unless indicated otherwise. The amount of rainfall in January in a certain city is normally distributed with a mean of 4.3 inches and a standard deviation of 0.3 inches. Find the value of the quartile .
December 18, 2013 by bob

statistics
In our initial survey, the guess at the mean age for the class had a mean of 21.9 and a standard deviation 3.03. Using this information, what would be the first and third quartile be for the class? ( P(Z<.25) and P(Z<.75) respectively) I think you use the Z score formula...
July 14, 2011 by david

statistics
In our initial survey, the guess at the mean age for the class had a mean of 21.9 and a standard deviation 3.03. Using this information, what would be the first and third quartile be for the class? ( P(Z<.25) and P(Z<.75) respectively) I think you use the Z score formula...
July 14, 2011 by david

statistics
In our initial survey, the guess at the mean age for the class had a mean of 21.9 and a standard deviation 3.03. Using this information, what would be the first and third quartile be for the class? ( P(Z<.25) and P(Z<.75) respectively) I think you use the Z score formula...
July 14, 2011 by david

statistics
In our initial survey, the guess at the mean age for the class had a mean of 21.9 and a standard deviation 3.03. Using this information, what would be the first and third quartile be for the class? ( P(Z<.25) and P(Z<.75) respectively) I think you use the Z score formula...
July 14, 2011 by david

psy
Eric has computed that it takes an average (mean) of 17 minutes with a standard deviation of 3 minutes to drive from home, park the car, and walk to his job. One day it took Eric 21 minutes to get to work. You would use the formula for transforming a raw score in a sample into...
February 1, 2010 by mary

Statistics
For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment, test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population: A. a sample of 10 with a mean of 44. B.a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...
November 15, 2010 by Barbara

statistics
For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment, test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population: (a) a sample of 10 with a mean of 44, (b) a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...
November 19, 2010 by Anonymous

Statistics
For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment, test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population: (a) a sample of 10 with a mean of 44, (b) a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...
November 19, 2010 by Felicia

statistics
For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment, test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population: (a) a sample of 10 with a mean of 44, (b) a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...
January 24, 2011 by kim

Statistics
For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment, test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population: (a) a sample of 10 with a mean of 44, (b) a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...
April 4, 2011 by amanda

Statistics
: For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment, test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population: (a) a sample of 10 with a mean of 44, (b) a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...
June 15, 2011 by Stephanie

statistics
For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment, test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population: (a) a sample of 10 with a mean of 44, (b) a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...
June 19, 2011 by val

statistics
For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment, test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population: (a) a sample of 10 with a mean of 44, (b) a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...
June 27, 2011 by brie

statistics
For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment, test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population (a) a sample of 10 with a mean of 44, (b) a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...
July 6, 2011 by Dorothy

statistics
For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment, test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population: (a) a sample of 10 with a mean of 44, (b) a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...
July 19, 2011 by shawn

math statistics
The average price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline was reported to be $2.34 in northern Kentucky (The Cincinnati Enquirer, January 21, 2006). Use this price as the population mean, and assume the population standard deviation is $.20. 1. What is the probability that ...
October 19, 2009 by aaron

math statistics
please help me I've waited for hours The average price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline was reported to be $2.34 in northern Kentucky (The Cincinnati Enquirer, January 21, 2006). Use this price as the population mean, and assume the population standard deviation is $....
October 19, 2009 by aaron need urgent help

Stor
Here is a simple way to create a random variable X that has mean μ and stan- dard deviation σ: X takes only the two values μ−σ and μ+σ, eachwith probability 0.5. Use the definition of the mean and variance for discrete random variables to ...
October 4, 2012 by ami

Math
I. Use Chebyshev’s theorem to find what percent of the values will fall between 156 and 276 for a data set with a mean of 216 and standard deviation of 12. II. Use the Empirical Rule to find what two values 68% of the data will fall between for a data set with a mean of 219 ...
January 21, 2011 by Tameka

Stats
I. Use Chebyshev’s theorem to find what percent of the values will fall between 183 and 227 for a data set with a mean of 205 and standard deviation of 11. II. Use the Empirical Rule to find what two values 99.7% of the data will fall between for a data set with a mean of 297 ...
October 15, 2011 by Jennifer

stastics
A population has mean 53 and standard deviation 12. Calculate the mean of x bar for a random sample of size 10.
November 11, 2012 by Anonymous

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 14, 2014 by Sally

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
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 16, 2014 by Stacey

variation
IF arithmetic mean is 10 and V(X)=4 find mean and standard deviation of z where Z=5x+4
December 1, 2011 by Anonymous

statistics
Approximately 16% of undergraduates at the University have a writing score above 68 (on a 100 point scale). Note: writing scores are normally distributed. if a standard deviation is 8 what is the mean writting score
February 3, 2011 by KAs

statistics
The IQ of 100 college students in XYZ univ are found to be normally distributed where mean is 105 and standard deviation is 8. If the student IQ score is 90, what is the probability that another student randomly slected has an IQ score of below 90.
February 6, 2011 by chai

statistics
1) A scale measuring prejudice has been administered to a large sample of respondents. The distribution of scores is approximately normal with a mean of 31 and a standard deviation of 5. What percentage of sample had scores below 20?
September 27, 2011 by Mich

Statistics
Scores on the Stanford-Binet Intelligence scale have a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 16, and are presumed to be normally distributed. A person who scores 68 on this scale has what percentile rank within the population?
October 17, 2011 by Jen

statistics
The mean life of a set of batteries in a T83 calculator is 525 with a standard deviation of 35 hours assume normal distribution is normal whats is the probability that set will last for more the 540 hrs
March 17, 2012 by mike

statistics
The average electric bill in a residential area is $72 for the month of May. The standard deviation is $6. If the amounts of electric bills are normally distributed, find the probability that the mean of the bill for 15 residents will be less thatn $75
May 5, 2012 by Bunny

Statistics
Consider a basketball game where a player throws from the free throw line. Her success rate is 65%. If she throws 10 times in a game determine the following:The mean and standard deviation of this binomial distribution.
March 2, 2013 by Sue

mah statistics
the following table gives the number of camcorders sold on a given day in an electronics store X: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5, P(x) 0.5, .12, .23, .3, .16, .1, .04 find the mean, variance, and standard deviation of the daily sales of camcorders in the store.
December 12, 2013 by james ohara

Statistics
The weights of male babies less than 2 months old in the United States is normally distributed with a mean of 11.5 pounds and a standard deviation of 2.7 pounds. Find the 80th percentile score for these weights.
February 25, 2014 by Jeri Jackson

statistics
a math test has a mean of 43 and a standard deviation of 17.0. find the corrresponding z scores for a test score of 13 and a test score of 59. show work
October 11, 2010 by Anonymous

statistics
A normal population has a mean of 21 and a standard deviation of 5. Compute the z value associated with 24 What proportion of the population is between 21 and 24? What proportion of the population is less than 18?
November 21, 2010 by Barbara

Statistics
The diameter of an electric cable is normally distributed, with a mean of 0.7 inch and a standard deviation of 0.01 inch. What is the probability that the diameter will exceed 0.71 inch?
June 1, 2013 by Anonymous

statistics
The diameter of an electric cable is normally distributed, with a mean of 0.7 inch and a standard deviation of 0.01 inch. What is the probability that the diameter will exceed 0.71 inch?
June 1, 2013 by Anonymous

Statistics
If a completion time for a task is normally distributed with a mean of 15 seconds and a standard deviation of 2.5 seconds, what is the probability of getting a time less than 9.7 seconds?
July 25, 2010 by Edward

statistics
a math test has a mean of 43 and a standard deviation of 17.0. find the corresponding z scores for a test score of 13 and a test score of 59. show all work.
October 11, 2010 by mary

Statistics
Assuming that the heights of college women are normally distributed with mean 66 inches and standard deviation 2 inches, what percentage of women are shorter than 72 inches?
May 2, 2013 by RainbowGlitter

statistics
CALCULATE THE MEAN DEVIATION FROM 1)THE MEAN,THE MEDIAN OF THE FOLLOWING SET OF EXAM MAQRKS ,45,32,37,46,50,60,70,0,84
September 23, 2011 by ANAM

Probability / Statistics
I was wondering if someone could check my work thanks so the question is like so: The time it takes for a pendulum to complete the one period is simplified by the formula: T=2 pi square root (L/g) Where g is the constant measuring 9.80655m/s^2 and L is the length of the ...
June 10, 2007 by z score!

statistics
Randomly selected cans of Coke are measured for the amount of cola in ounces. The sample values listed below have a mean of 12.18 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.118 ounces. Use DataDesk to find a 99% confidence interval for the mean volume of Coke in cans. Show the upper...
June 28, 2013 by Katelyn

Probability
Let X be a continuous random variable. We know that it takes values between 0 and 3, but we do not know its distribution or its mean and variance. We are interested in estimating the mean of X, which we denote by h. We will use 1.5 as a conservative value (upper bound) for the...
April 23, 2014 by A

statistics
in certain manufacturing processes parts must be machined tonwithin specified tolerences. the parts must have a mean length of of six inches plus or minus 0.26 inches .A SAMPLING PROCEDURE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED to determine wether the ten parts are within the specified ...
March 16, 2010 by deedee

statistics
A countrywide estate agency specializes in selling commercial ventures. Their records show that the mean selling time is less than 90 days. Because of recent economic conditions, they believe that the mean selling time is now greater than 90 days. A countrywide survey of 100 ...
March 22, 2013 by general

Statistics
Eric has computed that it takes an average (mean) of 17 minutes with a standard deviation of 3 minutes to drive from home, park the car, and walk to his job. One day it took Eric 21 minutes to get to work. You would use the formula for transforming a raw score in a sample into...
June 18, 2011 by Ginger

college, statistics
a math test has a mean of 43 and a standard deviation 0f 17.0. find the corresponding z scores for. show all work. I. a test score of 13 II. a test score of 59
October 11, 2010 by mary

Statistics
Suppose that weights are bell shaped with a mean of 120 pounds and a standard deviation of 10 pounds. What percentage of weights is between 110 and 130 pounds
May 14, 2011 by Robby

statistics
The heights of 500 boys are measured and found to be normally distrubuted with a mean of 66 inches and a standard deviation of 2 inches.About how many boys are taller than 68 inches?
December 12, 2011 by Anonymous

statistics
1)Let X have a normal distribution with mean 6 and standard deviation 3. a) What is the probability that X > 8.7 2)What is the probability that X<0? 3)What is the probability that |X-6| > 1.9 ? I have got so far: P(Z > 0.9) but I do not know where to go from here! ...
October 7, 2012 by rachel

Statistics- I'm stuck and its due tonight
In a particular hospital, 6 newborn babies were delivered yesterday. Here are their weights (in ounces): 112, 96, 109, 126, 99, 106 Assuming that these weights constitute an entire population, find the standard deviation of the population. Round your answer to at least two ...
February 13, 2011 by Rachal

Statitics
25 periodicals have a mean of $180 and a standard deviation of $12. form a 95% confidence interval on the population mean.
March 20, 2009 by Sally

statistics
A teacher wants to compare the mean geology scores of two different classes. She is testing the null hypothesis that there is no difference in the population mean scores of the two classes. The difference of the sample means is 51.4. If the standard deviation of the ...
July 7, 2014 by bobert

statistics
The process that produces Sonora Bars (a type of candy) is intended to produce bars with a mean weight of 55 gm. The process standard deviation is known to be 0.77 gm. A random sample of 49 candy bars yields a mean weight of 55.82 gm. Find the test statistic to see whether the...
April 22, 2014 by Anonymous

Business Statistics
The U.S. Dairy Industry wants to estimate the mean yearly milk consumption. A sample of 16 people reveals the mean yearly consumption to be 60 gallons with a standard deviation of 20 gallons. a. What is the value of the population mean? What is the best estimate of this value...
July 28, 2013 by Jan

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