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the scoring of IQ tests is designed so that the scores of the test taking population are normally distributed with a mean of 100 and a standard dev of 15.
what percent of the population have an IQ less than 92?

how do i figure this out?

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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/probability related to the Z score. Multiply by 100.

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