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Scores on a certain nationwide college entrance examination follow a normal distribution with a mean of 400 and a standard deviation of 100. Find the probability that a student will score over 500.
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Z = (scoremean)/SD
Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportion related to the Z score.posted by PsyDAG
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