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The authors state that the heights of women in North America are normally distibuted with a mean of 65.0 and a standard deviation of 3.5 inches. I am 64.5 inches. Using the parameters above, what percent of women in North America are shorter than I am?

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Z = (score-mean)/SD

Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportion related to the Z score. Multiply by 100.

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