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HELP HELP PLEASE The University of Townville gives a full scholarship to any student who scores in the top 4% of students on the SMRT standardized exam. SMRT scores have a mean of 260 and a standard deviation of 22. What score does a student need to attain in order to receive the scholarship? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.

I got .8315 from the dist. table for .96. then I worked formula. 83

.8315*22+260=280 rounded worksheet says it should be 229. please help

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  1. 229 is clearly bogus! That is below the mean!

    I get 1.75 std above the mean for the top 4%
    better check that figure again.

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