The national mean for verbal scores on an exam was 428 and the standard deviation was 113. Approximately what percent of those taking this test had verbal scores between 315 and 541?
The national mean for verbal scores on an exam was 428 and the standard deviation was 113. Approximately what percent of those taking this test had verbal scores between 315 and 541?
Phi(1) - Phi(-1) = 0.8413-0.1587 = 0.683 = 68.3% is your answer
Also, since it's 1 standard deviation from the mean, we didn't have to calculate it. It's always about 68.3%. 2 SD from the mean is roughly 95%.