# Math Help - set of scores, check answer please

1. ## set of scores, check answer please

For a set of scores the mean is 60 and 0 σ = 6. The z-score for the score 51 is.

60-51=9
9/6=1.5. 1.5 is my answer is this right. list of possible answers are -

1. 3.0
2. 1.5
3. -1.5
4. 9.0
thanks for checking my answer.

2. Originally Posted by kwtolley
For a set of scores the mean is 60 and 0 σ = 6. The z-score for the score 51 is.

60-51=9
9/6=1.5. 1.5 is my answer is this right. list of possible answers are -

1. 3.0
2. 1.5
3. -1.5
4. 9.0
thanks for checking my answer.
The z-score should be (51-mean)/sigma, which is negative.

RonL

3. ## thanks

Ok I see what happen, thanks for checking my answer.