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The weights of the fish in a certain lake are normally distributed with a mean of 15lbs. and standard deviation of 6lbs. If a sample of 5 fish are taken from the lake, find the probability their means weights are between 12.6 lbs. and 18.6 lbs.

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  1. z = (x -x bar)/ std dev/sqrt(n)
    z = (12.6-15)/ 6/sqrt(5)
    z = -0.89
    .1867

    z = (x -x bar)/ (std dev/sqrt(n))
    z = (18.6-15)/ 6/sqrt(5)
    z= 1.34
    .9099

    .9909-.1867 = .8042

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  2. what is the sqrt?

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