# Statistics

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The mean monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment without a doorman in Manhattan is \$2,636. Assume the standard deviation is \$500. A real estate firm samples 100 apartments. What is the probability that the average rent of the sample is more than \$2,680?

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Assuming a normal distribution:

Z = (score-mean)/SEm

SEm = SD/√n = 500/√100 = 500/10 = 50

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.

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