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2) The amount of gasoline sold every week at a gas station is Normally distributed with a mean of 30,000 gallons and a Standard Deviation of 3,000 gallons. What is the Probability that in a given week that the amount of gasoline sold is between 28,000 and 35,000 gallons?

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  1. 28000 is 0.666 std below the mean
    35000 is 2.666 std above the mean.

    Now go to your Z table. Or, you can play around with this stuff at

    http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/z_table.html

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