http://i48.tinypic.com/amtwm8.jpg

The picture is the answer to a problem with n=500, standard deviation of 0.0155 and mean of 0.14. Can any one teach me how to get P(Z>3.87) and where .0002 came from? Thanks in advance.

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- Jan 30th 2010, 07:04 PMloadup2z-score question
http://i48.tinypic.com/amtwm8.jpg

The picture is the answer to a problem with n=500, standard deviation of 0.0155 and mean of 0.14. Can any one teach me how to get P(Z>3.87) and where .0002 came from? Thanks in advance. - Jan 31st 2010, 12:03 AMCaptainBlack
What were you doing in class when this was set/given? Or what was in the section of the book course where this occurred?

My guess you were doing something about the normal distribution.

If so you need to look up 3.87 in a table of the cumulative standard normal distribution and subtract that from 1, but that does not give the given answer.

CB