Results in a math exam

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Normal Distribution Question

Suppose that 11,877 students in New Zealand sat a mathematics exam, and 3.6% of these students scored 85% or higher.

Does this conform to a Normal distribution?

What is the theoretical expected value of students who should score 85% or more?

What % of students scored 88% or more?
 
May 2010
10
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11,877 students in New Zealand took a mathematics exam.

What percentage of these students should be expected to score 85% or more?

What percentage of these students should be expected to score 88% or more?

If 3.6% of students scored 85% or more, is this an expected result?

If 3.6% of students scored 85% or more, what percentage of students scored 88% or more?
 

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Both versions of this question look ill-formed to me, is that exactly the wording of the question/s?

CB