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The ACT scores of applicants to college are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 20.3 and a standard deviation of 3.1. If a random sample of 20 applicants to college is chosen find the probability that their average ACT score will be 19 and 21.

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    68%!

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    Here is the method.

    Z = (score-mean)/SEm

    SEm = SD/√n

    Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportion related to the Z scores.

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