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- June 5th 2007, 09:16 AM #1robinsGuest
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can I post my Probability and Statistics question? or should I say questions.... I believe I can because this is the section of Probability and Statistics! duh! okay anyhoo on to my question! this question has me stumped more than a tree! haha get it! sorry anyhoo here it is, but before I write it there is two parts to this annyoing and confusing question for part A I showed my work but for part B I dont know how to do it! in fact I have no clue

Part A

A box of cookies contains a means of mass of 180g with a standard deviation of 2g. One box had a mass that correspondence to a z score of -1.5 how many grams of cookies did the box contain?

what I have done:

We have

-1.5 = (x - 180) / 2

-3 = x - 180,

x = 180 - 3 = 177 grams

Did I by miracle stumble on the right answer?

Part B:

if the mean mass of theses boxes is assumed to be normally distributed, what is the probability a box of cookies will contain less than 179g?

here the lightbulb in my head is trying so hard to turn on that it is already burnt!

anyhoo any help with theses Probability and Statistics question would be a huge greatfulness on my part! and if I could I would go through the computer and hug you!

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- June 6th 2007, 03:56 AM #3

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