# 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

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1. ## 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. ## 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?
3. ## 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?
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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
5. ## 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
6. ## 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
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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
8. ## Foundations of Measurement

Approximately 400,000 students took the GRE in 2009. Observed mean for the Verbal score was 540 with a standard deviation of 80, and the observed mean quantitative score was 500 with a standard deviation of 100. Assuming distribution was normal, answer the
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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
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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
11. ## 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
12. ## 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
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every year thousands of students take the SAT'S. Recent trends show that the scores on the verbal section follow an approx. normal distribution with mean of 350 and stand. deviation of 110 A)a student is chosen at random. it is noted that only 8% of
14. ## Statistics

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 were the scores of the students who were within one standard deviation of the mean? What
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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.

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
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thank you in advance! in a given year the college admissions office accepts applicants from students, who are then either accepted or not accepted. accepted students may or may not decide to attend college. suppose the scores on a certain entrance exam for
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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
19. ## Statistics

2. In a given year the Murphy College admissions office accepts applications from students, who are then either accepted or not-accepted. Accepted students may or may not decide to attend Murphy College. Suppose the scores on a certain entrance exam for
20. ## probability

The National Center for Educational Statistics reported that in 2009 the ACT college placement and admission examination were normally distributed and had a mean of 21.1 and standard deviation of 5.1. A college requires applicants to have an ACT score in
21. ## 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
22. ## statistics

what are the mean and standard deviation of a sampling distribution consisting of samples of size 16? these sameples were drawn from a population whose mean is 25 and who standard deviation is 5. a. 25 and 1.25 b. 5 and 5 c. 25 and 5 d. 5 and 1.25 e. 25
23. ## college

Essentials of statistics is the subject and the question is: The population of IQ scores forms a normal distribution with a mean of u=100 and a standard deviation of sigma=15. What is the probability of obtaining a sample mean greater than M=105 for a
24. ## 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
25. ## statistics

Every year thousands of students take the SAT'S. RECENT TRENDS SHOW THAT THE SCORES ON THE VERBAL SECTION FOLLOW AN APPROX. NORMAL DISTRIBUTION WITH MEAN 550 AND STANDARD DEVIATION OF 110 68.26% OF THE STUDENTS WHO TAKE THE SAT VERBAL SCORE BETWEEN ______
26. ## 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
27. ## Statistic

According to the CDC, 25 % of college students get the flu every year. (a) If 7 college students are selected at random? What is the probability that exactly 6 of them have the flu? (b) What is the mean and standard deviation for this distribution?
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Can someone please explain to me the procedures for getting an answer to the questions. Step by step would be great since I'm very confused. I know it's probably simple. * Numerous studies have demonstrated that listening to music while studying can
29. ## statistics

Scores on the ACT college entrance exam are Normally distributed with a mean µ = 20 and standard deviation σ = 5. An SRS of 25 ACT scores is selected, construct a 95% Confidence Interval for the sample mean (X-Bar) and interpret your result.
30. ## Research

The Average Score in the entrance examination in MSHS is 80 with a standard deviation of 40 students was taken from this year’s examinees and it was found to have a mean score of 84. Is there a significant difference between the known mean and the sample
31. ## 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
32. ## statistics

for a particular sample of 77 scores on a psychology exam the following results were obtained: first quartile=44 third quartile= 71 standard deviation=6 range=45 mean= 64 median= 57 mode = 92 midrange=60 answer each of the following: a) what score was
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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
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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
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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
36. ## Statistics for Development

one hundred students seat for a mathematics examination.the scores from this examination are normaly distributed with a population mean of 65% and a standard deviation of (a=10).what is the probability that students score;(i)less than 75% (ii)at least85%
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2. Why is it important to know the mean and standard deviation for a data set when applying the empirical rule? 3. If we are focused on 68% of the normal distribution, what percentage of the distribution is left in the upper tail only? 4. What value
38. ## statistics

Suppose that on a certain examination in advanced mathematics, students from University A achieve scores which are normally distributed with a mean of 625 and a variance of 100, and that students from University B achieve scores which are normally
39. ## university of phoenix

4.Suppose you administered an anxiety test to a large sample of people and obtained normally distributed scores with a mean of 45 and standard deviation of 4. Do not use web-calculator to answer the following questions. Instead, you need to use the Z
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A large group of students has taken a college entrance exam. The scores on the exam are such that the mean = 52 and the standard deviation = 11 Find the probability that a student, selected at random, earned a score lower than 63.
41. ## statistics

the dean of admissions in a large university has determined that the scores of the freshman class in a mathematics test are normally distributed with a mean of 86 and a standard deviation of 11. A sample of 50 students is selected at random from the entire
42. ## stat

for randomly selected adults, IQ scores are normally distributed with a standard deviation of 15. the scores of 14 randomly selected college students are listed below. use a 0.10 significance level to test the claim that the standard deviation of IQ scores
43. ## 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
44. ## statistics

In this unit we have worked with scores and their locations within a distribution. This discussion is designed to get you to think a little more about distributions of scores. Shown below are two samples of scores. Input these scores into SPSS and use
45. ## statistics

A state administered standardized reading exam is given to eighth grade students. The scores on this exam for all students statewide have a normal distribution with a mean of 506 and a standard deviation of 69. A local Junior High principal has decided to
46. ## Statistics

The marks of 100 students in an examination are normally distributed with mean of 25 marks and a standard deviation of 10 marks. (a) Given that the pass mark is 20, estimate the number of students who passed the examination. (b) If 5.59% of the students
47. ## 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
48. ## 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
49. ## Statistics

Each year, thousands of college seniors take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Assume the scores are transformed so they have a mean of 600 and a standard deviation of 150. Furthermore, the scores are known to be normally distributed. Determine the
50. ## Math

Suppose that scores on the Math SAT exam follow a Normal distribution with mean 500 and standard deviation 100. Two students that have taken the exam are selected at random. What is the probability that the sum of their scores exceeds 1200?
51. ## 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
52. ## Statistics

SAT scores are distributed with a mean of 1,500 and a standard deviation of 300. You are interested in estimating the average SAT score of first year students at your college. If you would like to limit the margin of error of your 95% confidence interval
53. ## Statistics

The following is a histogram (right skewed) of the first ten terms of a geometric distribution with p = .4. The mean of this distribution is 2.5 and the standard deviation is approximately 1.93. What's the shape of the distribution of sample means for
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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
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To estimate the mean score  of those who took the Medical College Admission Test on your campus, you will obtain the scores of an SRS of students. From published information you know that the scores are approximately Normal with standard deviation about
56. ## 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
57. ## statistics

for a particular sample of 77 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained: first quartile=44, third quartile= 71, standard deviation=6, range=45, mean=64,median=57, mode=32, midrange=60 a)according to chevyshev's theorem how many
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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
59. ## statistics

10th grade New York public school students taking a standardized English test produced test scores that were normally distributed with a mean of 85 and a standard deviation of 4. Let x be a random variable that represents the test score of a student.
60. ## statisitcs

The combined math and verbal scores for students taking a national standardized examination for college admission is normally distributed with a mean of 560 and a standard deviation of 180. If a college requires a student to be in the top 40 % of students
61. ## 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)
62. ## math 120

A recent poll of a random sample of 400 students at a public 4-year college showed the average (mean) amount of time spent using email was 49 minutes per day with a standard deviation of 44 minutes. a. find a 95% confidence interval fot the population mean
63. ## Math

I need help with this these two problem PLEASE!!! For a population with a mean of μ  80 and a standard deviation of   12, find the z-score corresponding to each of the following samples. a. M  83 for a sample of n  4 scores b. M  83 for a sample
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SAT Exam Scores – A school administrator wonders if students whose first language is not English score differently on the math portion of the SAT exam than students whose first language is English. The mean SAT math score of students whose first language
65. ## 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
66. ## 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
67. ## math

Suppose that a college admissions office needs to compare scores of students who take the Scholastic Aptitude test(SAT) wit those who take the american college test (ACT). Suppose that among the college's applicants who take the SAT, scores have a mean of
68. ## 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
69. ## Statistics

A random sample of 14 college female students revealed their average height was 66.1 inches. a) How many students should be in a samle if a 95% confidence interval is to have a margin of error of only plus/minus 1 inch? Is that the only information you
70. ## 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
71. ## 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
72. ## MATH Prob.

In each case, consider what you know about the distribution and then explain why you would expect it to be or not to be normally distributed. a. The wealth of the parents of students attending your school b. The values that a group of fourth-grade students
73. ## college

Find the 90% confidence interval for the variance and the standard deviation of the ages of seniors at Oak Park College if a sample of 24 students has a standard deviation of 2,3 years. Assume the variable is normally distribution
74. ## statistics

Suppose you administered an anxiety test to a large sample of people and obtained normally distributed scores with a mean of 45 and standard deviation of 4 There are 200 students in a sample. How many of these students will have scores that fall under the
75. ## Statistics

Suppose you administered an anxiety test to a large sample of people and obtained normally distributed scores with a mean of 45 and standard deviation of 4. There are 200 students in a sample. How many of these students will have scores that fall under the
76. ## 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
77. ## falcon

the average score for a business examination comprising 300 students is 54%. if the marks are normally distributed with a standard deviation of 8%, determine the number of students scores above 70%
78. ## Statistics

The average score for a business examination comprising 300 students is 54%. If the marks are normally distributed with a standard deviation of 8%, determine the number of students scores above 70%.
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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
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In the library on a university campus, there is a sign in the elevator that indicates a limit of 16 people. in addition there is a weight limit of 2500 lbs. assume that the average weight of students, faculty, and staff on campus is 150 lbs, that the
81. ## Statistics

In the library on a university campus, there is a sign in the elevator that indicates a limit of 16 people. in addition there is a weight limit of 2500 lbs. assume that the average weight of students, faculty, and staff on campus is 150 lbs, that the
82. ## Math

For the most recent year available, the mean annual cost to attend a private university in the United States was \$20,082. Assume the distribution of annual costs follows the normal probability distribution and the standard deviation is \$4,500. Ninety-five
83. ## Math

The combined math and verbal scores for students taking a national standardized examination for college admission, is normally distributed with a mean of 620 and a standard deviation of 220. If a college requires a student to be in the top 10 % of students
84. ## Math

The standard deviation of test scores on a certain achievement test Is 11.3. If a random sample of 81 students had a sample score of 74.6 , find a 90% confidence interval estimate for the average score of all students.
85. ## statistics

Suppose scores on the mathematics section of the SAT follow a normal distribution with mean 540 and standard deviation 120. ACT math scores are normally distributed with a mean of 18 and a standard deviation of 8. What score on the ACT is equivalent to a
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In each case, consider what you know about the distribution and then explain why you would expect it to be or not to be normally distributed. a. The wealth of the parents of students attending your school b. The values that a group of fourth-grade students
87. ## Math

In each case, consider what you know about the distribution and then explain why you would expect it to be or not to be normally distributed. I am really having a hard time understanding this. Any help would be great. a. The wealth of the parents of
88. ## statistics

Suppose scores on the mathematics section of the SAT follow a normal distribution with mean 540 and standard deviation 120. ACT math scores are normally distributed with a mean of 18 and a standard deviation of 8. What score on the ACT is equivalent to a
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random sample of n = 16 scores is selected from a normal distribution with a mean of μ = 50 and standard deviation of σ = 10. a. what is the probability that the sample mean will have a value between 45 and 55? b. what is the probability that the
90. ## statistics

A state administered standardized reading exam is given to eighth grade students. The scores on this exam for all students statewide have a normal distribution with a mean of 507 and a standard deviation of 60. A local Junior High principal has decided to
91. ## statistics

In a survey of 400 college students, 40 were left-handed. Treating the sample as if it were random and using 0.015 as the standard deviation of the sampling distribution of the sample proportion, what is the lower bound of a 95% confidence interval for the
92. ## 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,
93. ## Stats

For a particular sample of 63 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 57 Third quartile = 87 Standard deviation = 9 Range = 51 Mean = 72 Median = 72 Mode = 98 Midrange = 57 I. What score was earned by more
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For a particular sample of 63 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 57 Third quartile = 87 Standard deviation = 9 Range = 51 Mean = 72 Median = 72 Mode = 98 Midrange = 57 Answer each of the following: I. What
95. ## Stats

For a particular sample of 63 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained. First quartile = 57 Third quartile = 87 Standard deviation = 9 Range = 51 Mean = 72 Median = 72 Mode = 98 Midrange = 57 I. What score was earned by more
96. ## math

A sample of 64 statistics students at a small college had a mean mathematics ACT score of 28 with a standard deviation of 4. Estimate the mean mathematics ACT score for all statistics students at this college. Give the 95% confidence interval.
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A sample of 64 statistics students at a small college had a mean mathematics ACT score of 28 with a standard deviation of 4. Estimate the mean mathematics ACT score for all statistics students at this college. Give the 95% confidence interval.
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A sample of 64 statistics students at a small college had a mean mathematics ACT score of 28 with a standard deviation of 4. Estimate the mean mathematics ACT score for all statistics students at this college. Give the 95% confidence interval.
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A sample of 64 statistics students at a small college had a mean mathematics ACT score of 28 with standard deviation of 4. Estimate the mean mathematics ACT score for all statistics students at college. Give the 95% confidence interval.
100. ## stat

the average number of pushups a United States Marine does daily is 300, with a standard deviation of 50. A random sample of 36 marines is selected. What is the probability that the sample mean is at most 320 push-ups? With a mean of 300, you are looking