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The mean amount spent by a family of four on food per month is $550 with a standard deviation of $85. Assuming that the food costs are normally distributed, what is the probability that a family spends less than $410 per month?

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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 that relates to your Z score.

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