# Suppose the mass of college students can be modeled by the normal distribution. We believe the mean of the normal distribution is 72 kg. We randomly sample 18 students and find an average of 69 kg and a standard deviation

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Suppose the mass of college students can be modeled by the normal distribution. We believe the mean of the normal distribution is 72 kg. We randomly sample 18 students and find an average of 69 kg and a standard deviation of 4kg. A. The standard error of óx is 0.9428 B. A t-...
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8-A bakery stated that the average number of breads sold daily is 3000. An employee thinks that the actual value might differ from this and wants to test this statement. The correct hypotheses are: (1) H0 : ¦Ì = 3000 H1 : ¦Ì not= 3000 (2) H0 : ¦Ì > 3000 H1...
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(a) The test had six multiple-choice items that were scored as correct or incorrect, so the total score was an integer between 0 and 6. Do you think that these data are Normally distributed? Explain why or why not. The distribution is Normal because the standard deviation is ...
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(a) The test had six multiple-choice items that were scored as correct or incorrect, so the total score was an integer between 0 and 6. Do you think that these data are Normally distributed? Explain why or why not. The distribution is Normal because the standard deviation is ...
5. ### College Statistics, Intro

A worker for the American Red Cross wants to predict the average number of blood donations of college students. He takes a random sample of 900 students. But then he is puzzled and asks you: " In my sample most of the students have zero donations and the percentages go down as...
6. ### AP Statistics - sampling distribution help

The composite scores of students on the ACT college entrance examination in a recent year had a Normal distribution with mean µ = 20.4 and standard deviation = 5.8. 1) What is the probability that a randomly chosen student scored 24 or higher on the ACT? 2) What are the mean ...
7. ### AP Statistics - Sampling Distribution Help

The composite scores of students on the ACT college entrance examination in a recent year had a Normal distribution with mean µ = 20.4 and standard deviation = 5.8. 1) What is the probability that a randomly chosen student scored 24 or higher on the ACT? 2) What are the mean ...
8. ### Stat

Thirty randomly selected students took the calculus final. If the sample mean was 89 and the standard deviation was 6.2, construct a 99% confidence interval of the mean score of all students. Assume that the population has a normal distribution
9. ### AP

The composite scores of students on the ACT college entrance examination in a recent year had a Normal distribution with mean µ = 20.4 and standard deviation = 5.8. 1) What is the probability that a randomly chosen student scored 24 or higher on the ACT? 2) What are the mean ...
10. ### Stat

Thirty randomly selected students took the calculus final. If the sample mean was 89 and the standard deviation was 6.2, construct a 99% confidence interval of the mean score of all students. Assume that the population has a normal distribution. what formula do i use????
11. ### Statistics

1. Which of the following statements are correct? a. A normal distribution is any distribution that is not unusual. b. The graph of a normal distribution is bell-shaped. c. If a population has a normal distribution, the mean and the median are not equal. d. The graph of a ...
12. ### statistics

Which of the following statements are correct? a. a normal distribution is any distribution that is not unusual b. the graph of a normal distribution is bell-shaped c. if a population has a normal distribution, the mean and the median are not equal d. the graph of a normal ...
13. ### Statistics

Which of the following statements are correct? 1.A normal distribution is any distribution that is not unusual. 2.The graph of a normal distribution is bell-shaped. 3.If a population has a normal distribution, the mean and the median are not equal. 4.The graph of a normal ...
14. ### statistic

1. Which of the following statements are correct? a. A normal distribution is any distribution that is not unusual. b. The graph of a normal distribution is bell-shaped. c. If a population has a normal distribution, the mean and the median are not equal. d. The graph of a ...
15. ### statistics

The Survey of Study Habits and Attitudes (SSHA) is a psychological test that measures students' study habits and attitudes toward school. Scores range from 0 to 200. The mean score for college students is about 115.8, and the standard deviation is about 32.9. A teacher ...
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The Survey of Study Habits and Attitudes (SSHA) is a psychological test that measures students' study habits and attitudes toward school. Scores range from 0 to 200. The mean score for college students is about 115.8, and the standard deviation is about 32.9. A teacher ...
17. ### distribution

In a school, the IQ scores of the students have a normal distribution with a mean value of 100, and a standard deviation of 10. What is the probability that the IQ score of a randomly selected student is at least 120? (10 p)
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Which of the following statements are correct? a. A normal distribution is any distribution that is not unusual. b. The graph of a normal distribution is bell-shaped. c. If a population has normal ditribution, the mean and the median are not equal. d. The graph of a normal ...
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which of the following statements are correct? a. a normal distribuiton is any distribution that is not unusual. b. the graph of a normal distribution is bell-shaped. c. if a population has a normal distribution, the mean and the median are not equal. d. the graph of a normal ...

A. The GPAs of all 5540 students enrolled at a University have an approximately normal distribution with a mean of 3.02 and a standard deviation of 0.29. Let x be the mean GPA of a random sample of 48 students selected from this University. Find the mean and standard deviation...
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The mean GPA (grade point averagE. of all male students at a college is 2.77 and the mean GPA of all female students at the same college is 2.89. Suppose we take one sample of 40 male students and another sample of 50 female students from this college. What is the mean of the ...
22. ### college

Suppose that, for a certain exam, a teacher grades on a curve. It is known that the grades follow a normal distribution with a mean of 70 and a standard deviation of 7. There are 45 students in the class. How many students should receive an A? Please, round your answer to the ...

A) Choose one of the following distributions (positively skewed normal distribution, negatively skewed normal distribution or bimodal normal distribution) and generate a sample of 20 numbers for it. The sample you generate should have a mean of 8 and a sample standard ...
24. ### statistics

The GPAs of all students enrolled at a large university have an approximately normal distribution with a mean of 3.02 and a standard deviation of .29. Find the probability that the mean GPA of a random sample of 20 students selected from this university is 2.87 or lower
25. ### statistics

The Office of Student Services at a large western state university maintains information on the study habits of its full-time students. Their studies indicate that the mean amount of time undergraduate students study per week is 20 hours. The hours studied follows the normal ...
26. ### Statistics

Find an example of application of Normal Distribution (or approximately Normal Distribution) in your workplace or business (or any other business that you are familiar with). Prove that the variable has the characteristics of a Normal Distribution. Recall that the variable ...
27. ### Statistics

2.5 Points 30% of the fifth grade students in a large school district read below grade level. The distribution of sample proportions of samples of 100 students from this population is normal with a mean of 0.30 and a standard deviation of 0.045. Suppose that you select a ...
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1)Suppose that the weight of tomato juice in mechanically filled cans follows a normal distribution with a mean of 464 grams and a standard deviation of 8 grams. a)A random sample of size n = 18 cans is taken. Will the sampling distribution of the sample mean weight be normal...
29. ### Statistics

Suppose that the probability distribution of a random variable x can be described by the formula P(x) = x/15 For each of the values x = 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. For examples, then, p(x=2) = p(2) = 2/15 a Write out the probability distribution of x. b Show that the probability ...
30. ### stats

Head lice can be a problem in classrooms. From the past experience, suppose it is predicted that 5% of the students will get lice if there are some reported cases. The health nurse checks 120 randomly chosen students and records the number of students that have head lice. What...
31. ### Math ---HELP!!!!!

30% of the fifth grade students in a large school district read below grade level. The distribution of sample proportions of samples of 100 students from this population is normal with a mean of 0.30 and a standard deviation of 0.045. Suppose that you select a sample of 100 ...
32. ### Math ---HELP!!!!!

30% of the fifth grade students in a large school district read below grade level. The distribution of sample proportions of samples of 100 students from this population is normal with a mean of 0.30 and a standard deviation of 0.045. Suppose that you select a sample of 100 ...
33. ### Statistics

The business college computing center wants to determine the proportion of business students who have laptop computers. If the proportion exceeds 35%, then the lab will scale back a proposed enlargement of its facilities. Suppose 200 business students were randomly sampled and...
34. ### statistics

Suppose X has a mound-shaped distribution with sigma=9. A random sample of size 36 has a sample mean 20. Is it appropriate to use a normal distribution to compute a confidence interval for the population mean u?
35. ### statistics

Suppose that the ages of students at a particular university average 26 years with a standard deviation of 2.8 years. Consider the sampling distribution of the sample mean age of students in a sample of n = 49. The mean of the sampling distribution is __________
36. ### Prob and Stats

To estimate the mean height population of male students on your campus, you will measure and SRS of students. Heights of people the same sex and similiar ages are close to normal. You know from government data that the standard deviation of the heights of young men is about 2....
37. ### statistics

The scores of students on the ACT college entrance examination in a recent year had a normal distribution with a mean of 18.6 and a standard deviation of 5.9. A simple random sample of 50 students who took the exam is selected for study: A) What is the shape, mean, and ...
38. ### statistics

1. Which of the following statements are correct? a. A normal distribution is any distribution that is not unusual. (True/False) b. The graph of a normal distribution is bell-shaped. (True/False) c. If a population has a normal distribution, the mean and the median are not ...
39. ### Algebra

Over 350 students took a college calculus final exam. the scores of the students follow a normal distribution. using the information given below, determine the mean and the standard deviation for the students'scores. Give your answers to the nearest tenth of a percent. 1. 32% ...
40. ### GEOMETRY

Decide which of the variables described is likely to have a normal or near-normal distribution. a. The number of courses remaining until graduation for the students in a small liberal arts college b. The SAT mathematics scores for students in an advanced placement mathematics ...
41. ### MATH

Which of the following normal distributions has the smallest spread? A. A normal distribution with mean 1 and standard deviation 3 B. A normal distribution with mean 0 and standard deviation 2 C. A normal distribution with mean 3 and standard deviation 2 D. A normal ...
42. ### Math (Statistic)

Considered the sampling distribution of a sample mean obtained by random sampling from an infinite population. This population has a distribution that is highly skewed toward the larger values. a) How is the mean of the sampling distribution related to the mean of the ...
43. ### Statistics

1. The scores of students on the ACT college entrance examination in a recent year had a normal distribution with a mean of 18.6 and a standard deviation of 5.9. A simple random sample of 60 students who took the exam is selected for study: a) What is the shape, mean(expected ...
44. ### Stats

When making a decision on whether a sample mean is significantly different than a population mean given that you sampled a small sample (n), what is the correct reasoning for choosing the t-distribution over the standard normal distribution (z-distribution)?
45. ### Statistics

Suppose that the probability distribution of a random variable x can be described by the formula P(x) = x/15 For each of the values x = 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. For examples, then, p(x=2) = p(2) = 2/15 a Write out the probability distribution of x. b Show that the probability ...
46. ### Elementary Math

Decide which of the variables described is likely to have a normal or near-normal distribution. a. The number of courses remaining until graduation for the students in a small liberal arts college b. The SAT mathematics scores for students in an advanced placement mathematics ...
47. ### math

Decide which variables described is likely to have a normal or near normal distribution a. the number of courses remaining until graduation for the students in a small liveral arts college b. the SAT math scores for students in an advanced placement math class i think the ...
48. ### Statistics

You are interested in estimating the mean of a population. you plan to take a random sample from the population and use the samples mean as an estimate of population mean. Assuming that the population from which you select your sample is normal, which of the statements about ...
49. ### statistics

A sample of 106 students, the researchers reported the following statistics...mean= 13.2 s=19.5 Explain why the distribution for these 106 students cannot be symmetric and given this, what % of 106 students fall within the x+/-2s? I understand it cannot be symmetric b/c the ...
50. ### AP Statistics

As the degrees of freedom for the t-distribution increase, the distribution approaches the value of zero for the mean. the t-distribution. the normal distribution. the F distribution. I'm thinking C...
51. ### Statistics

I am not sure how to even get started on this question could someone help please. A college advisor wants to estimate the mean annual income of all college students who graduated last year. It is believed that the incomes follow a normal distribution with population standard ...
52. ### Statistics

As the degrees of freedom for the t-distribution increase, the distribution approaches the value of zero for the mean. the t-distribution. the normal distribution. the F distribution.
53. ### Statistics

The standard deviation of GPAs (grade point averages) of all male students at a college is .35 and the standard deviation of GPAs of all female students at the same college is .34. Suppose we take one sample of 40 male students and another sample of 50 female students from ...
54. ### Statistics

A class survey in a large class for first-year college students asked, "About how many minutes do you study on a typical weeknight?" The mean response of the 463 students was x = 118 minutes. Suppose that we know that the study time follows a Normal distribution with standard ...
55. ### statistics

a test has a mean score 73 with standard deviation of 12.students with scores greater than 85 receive an A. What is the percent of the students would we expect to get an A? assume the normal distribution
56. ### Math

1.)Suppose you interview 10 randomly selected workers and ask how many miles they commute to work. You'll compute the sample mean commute distance. Now imagine repeating the survey many, many times, each time recording a different sample mean commute distance. In the long run...
57. ### Statistics

the length of times it takes college students to find a parking spot im the library parking lot follows a normal distribution with a mean of 5.5 minutes and a standard deviation of 1 minute. find the cut off time which 75.8% of the college students exceed when trying to find a...
58. ### Statistics

The length of time it takes college students to find a parking spot in the library parking lot follows a normal distribution with a mean of 4.0 minutes and a standard deviation of 1 minute. Find the probability that a randomly selected college student will take between 2.5 and...
59. ### Math for educators

The length of time it takes college students to find a parking spot in the library parking lot follows a normal distribution with a mean of 5.5 minutes and a standard deviation of 1 minute. Find the probability that a randomly selected college student will take between 4.0 and...
60. ### Math

2500 students take a college entrance exam. The scores on the exam have an approximate normal distribution with mean u = 52 points and a standard deviation o = 11 points. Estimate the percentage of students scoring 52 points or more. ^ How would you do this?
61. ### algebra

A normal distribution has a mean of 98 and a standard deviation of 6. What is the probability that a randomly selected x-value from the distribution is at least 80?
62. ### math

Students were given an exam with 300 multiple-choice questions. The distribution of the scores was normal and mean was 195 with a standard deviation of 30. You may find it helpful to draw out this distribution before answering the questions below What were the scores of the ...
63. ### stats

For a normal distribution where mx= 80 and sx= 10, the distribution model fits well to test scores of N = 20000 students.
64. ### statistics

Suppose that the ages of students at a particular university average 26 years with a standard deviation of 2.8 years. Consider the sampling distribution of the sample mean age of students in a sample of n = 49. The standard deviation of the sampling distribution is
65. ### Math

A normal distribution has a mean of 20 and a standard deviation of 3.What is the probability that a randomly selected x-value from the distribution is: A)at least 14? B)at most 26? C)Between 8 and 23?
66. ### statistics

Large group of students took a test in English and the final grades have a mean of 75 and a standard deviation of 8. If we can approximate the distribution of these grades by a normal distribution. What percentage of the students (ii) Should pass the test (grades >= 60) (...

Large group of students took a test in English and the final grades have a mean of 75 and a standard deviation of 8. If we can approximate the distribution of these grades by a normal distribution. What percentage of the students (ii) Should pass the test (grades >= 60) (...
68. ### Statistics

If we know that the length of time it takes a college student to find a parking spot in the library parking lot follows a normal distribution with a mean of 3.5 minutes and a standard deviation of 1 minute, find the point in the distribution in which 75.8% of the college ...
69. ### Statistics

Suppose x has a mound-shaped distribution with sigma = 9 . A random sample of size 36 has sample mean 20. Is it appropriate to use a normal distribution to compute a confidence interval for the population mean m? Explain. Find a 95% confidence interval for m. Explain the ...
70. ### statistics, math, college

if np >5 and nq>5 estimate P (fewer than 4) with n=13 p=0.4 by using normal distribution as an approximate to the binomial distribution if np <5 or nq< then state that the normal approximation is not suitable
71. ### Math--Statistics

I have a couple of questions that need review--I've answered them, but I'm not sure if I'm correct. 1.)Suppose you interview 10 randomly selected workers and ask how many miles they commute to work. You'll compute the sample mean commute distance. Now imagine repeating the ...
72. ### math

Statistics: Analyze student exam scores Students were given an exam with 300 multiple choice questions. The distribution of the scores were normal and the mean was 195 with a standard deviation of 30. you may find it helpful to draw out this distribution before answering the ...
73. ### Statistics

Trying to finish an assignment: What happens to the power of the z test when the standard deviation increases? and Is the shape of a sampling distribution always the same as that of the null hypothesis population? Thanks! As the SD increases, the exactness of the estimate of a...
74. ### Statistics

When finding a confidence interval for a population mean based on a sample of size 11, which assumption is made? The standard deviation is fixed. The sampling distribution of z is normal. The sampling distribution of the sample means is approximately normal. There is no ...
75. ### math

Students were given an exam with 300 multiple-choice questions. The distribution of the scores was normal and mean was 195 with a standard deviation of 30. What was the score of students who scored in the middle of the class? (50% did better, 50% did worse).
76. ### math

Students were given an exam with 300 multiple-choice questions. The distribution of the scores was normal and mean was 195 with a standard deviation of 30. What was the score of students who scored in the middle of the class? (50% did better, 50% did worse).
77. ### Statistics

A student group claims that first-year students at a university must study 2.5 hours (150 minutes) per night during the school week. A skeptic suspects that they study less than that on the average. A class survey finds that the average study time claimed by 269 students is = ...
78. ### Statistics

Kind attention Psydag: A random sample of size 20 from a normal population with sample mean 42 and sample standard deviation of 6 . To test the hypothesis the population mean 44 at 5% level of significance , find the p-value and comment Clarification: The sample size is 20 ...
79. ### math

A class survey in a large class for first-year college students asked, “About how many minutes do you study on a typical weeknight?” The mean response of the 463 students was = 118 minutes. Suppose that we know that the study time follows a Normal distribution with ...
80. ### Statistics

How do I answer: A normal distribution has a standard deviation equal to 39. What is the mean of this normal distribution if the probability of scoring above x = 209 is 0.0228
81. ### Statistics

True or false: as then number in the sample becomes larger and larger (assuming it means as the sample gets larger and larger), then the mean of the sampling distribution is equal to the population distribution for any normal population. Is it false? That it would be ...
82. ### Math

True or false: as then number in the sample becomes larger and larger (assuming it means as the sample gets larger and larger), then the mean of the sampling distribution is equal to the population distribution for any normal population. Is it false? That it would be ...
83. ### statistics

A normal distribution has a standard deviation equal to 23. What is the mean of this normal distribution if the probability of scoring above x = 181? record to 1 decimal place
84. ### Math

I have a problem on standard deviation, and I will need some help with it. Problem: Each professor in an English class give an A to students scoring above 90 and a F to those scoring below 60. Professor 1 has a normal distribution with a mean of 74 and standard deviation 7 ...
85. ### Stats

A question on a test is answered correctly by 22% of the students find the probability that in the next 150 students there will be more than 40 correct answers use the normal distribution
86. ### statistics

The same calculus exam has a normal distribution with a mean of 76 and a standard deviation of 6. Find the percentage of students that scored between 65 and 90.
87. ### satistics

Among a random sample of 500 college students, the mean number of hours worked per week at non-college related jobs is 14.6. This mean lies 0.4 standard deviations below the mean of the sampling distribution. If a second sample of 500 students is selected, what is the ...
88. ### Statistics

Assume it is known that the probability of birth is equal in all months. What is the probability that in the STAT class of 120 students, exactly 20 students have their birthdays in either August or September? Solve using (i) the exact Binomial distribution, (ii) the Normal ...
89. ### statistics

If we know that the length of time it takes an MBA student to find a parking spot near the DePaul Center follows a normal distribution with a mean of 3.5 minutes and a standard deviation of 1 minute, find the point in the distribution that 75.8% of the MBA students exceed when...
90. ### statistics

A normal distribution has a mean of 100 and standard deviation of 20. What is the probability of randomly selecting a score less than 130 from this distribution? a, p=0.9032 b, p=0.9332 c, p=0.0968 d, p=0.0668
91. ### Sampling Distribution Complete solutions and illus

Sampling Distribution Complete solutions and illustrations are required. 1.The average annual salary for all U.S. teachers is \$29,863. Assume that the distribution is normal and the standard deviation is \$5,200. a.Find the probability that a randomly selected teacher earns at ...
92. ### College statistics

Statistical Abstracts (117th edition) reports sale price of unleaded gasoline (in cents per gallon) at the refinery. The distribution is mound-shaped with mean μ = 80.04 cents per gallon and standard deviation, σ = 4.74 cents per gallon. (a) Are we likely to get good...
93. ### stats

Assume it is known that the probability of birth is equal in all months. What is the probability that in the STAT 1025 class of 120 students, exactly 20 students have their birthdays in either August or September? Solve using (i) the exact Binomial distribution, (ii) the ...
94. ### math

Assume it is known that the probability of birth is equal in all months. What is the probability that in the STAT 1025 class of 120 students, exactly 20 students have their birthdays in either August or September? Solve using (i) the exact Binomial distribution, (ii) the ...
95. ### math

Assume it is known that the probability of birth is equal in all months. What is the probability that in the STAT 1025 class of 120 students, exactly 20 students have their birthdays in either August or September? Solve using (i) the exact Binomial distribution, (ii) the ...
96. ### statistics

A student claims the average amount of time spent studying for an exam is less than or equal to 120 minutes. A random sample of 101 students is drawn from a normal distribution. The sample mean is 140 with a sample standard deviation of 20. Test the claim with a .01 level of ...
97. ### statistics

In the past a certain college has found that 35% of the students will grad within 4 years. A random sample of 450 students at this college is taken and going to be followed until graduation. A. What is the sampling distribution of the statistic of interest? B. What is the ...
98. ### Probability

Let T1,T2,…,Tn be i.i.d. observations, each drawn from a common normal distribution with mean zero. With probability 1/2 this normal distribution has variance 1, and with probability 1/2 it has variance 4. Based on the observed values t1,t2,…,tn, we use the MAP rule to ...
99. ### Statistics (Math)

A government report looked at the amount borrowed for college by students who graduated in 2000 and had taken out student loans. The mean amount was = \$ 17 , 776 and the standard deviation was s = \$12,034. The quartiles were Q 1 = \$9900, M = \$15,532, and Q 3 = \$22,500. The ...
100. ### Normal Probability Distribution

A professor at a local college noted that the grades of his students were normally distributed with an average percentage of 74 and a population standard deviation of 10. He found that 6.3% of his students received A's while 2.5% of his students failed the course and received ...