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Bellevue Hospital in New York City uses 100.6 °F as the lowest temperature considered to indicate a fever.



a. (0.1 point) What percentage of normal and healthy adults would be considered to have

a fever? :



b. (0.1 point) Does this percentage suggest that a cutoff of 100.6 °F is appropriate?

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  1. What is the mean and standard deviation of the distribution of normal temperatures?

    Z = (100.6 - mean)/SD

    Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportion related to this Z score.

    Come to your own conclusions.

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