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**muttonchops** So I've been given a problem in my Bus. Stats. class and I'm not sure how to approach it after looking at it for several hours.

Construct a data set with the following characteristics:

a. one data point is 70

b. the mean is exactly 61

c. the population standard deviation is exactly 3

He gave a hint saying: use the defining formula. You may use as many data points as you wish.

I really don't know where to start and have looked through my notes, through a help book, and all over online with no luck.