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    Normal Distribution calculations

    Help please - For BMI with normal distribution,Mean=26.5, Standard deviation = 6.4.
    A) over what BMI are the heaviest 10% of these young women?

    ALSO Help Please - bacteria has constant doubling time of 2 hours,initial mass was 15 milligrams

    A)what would be the Formula for this model (2 hour doubling time) to describe the reproduction of bacteria?
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    Re: Normal Distribution calculations

    Quote Originally Posted by Varum View Post
    Help please - For BMI with normal distribution,Mean=26.5, Standard deviation = 6.4.
    A) over what BMI are the heaviest 10% of these young women?
    Have you tried to solve this? If so please show your work.
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    Re: Normal Distribution calculations

    Quote Originally Posted by Plato View Post
    Have you tried to solve this? If so please show your work.
    I got a BMI value of 34.69
    Using actual vaue = 26.5 + 1.28 (Z SCORE) x 6.4.. But i am not sure if that is correct
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