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    Probability of Mosquitoes Per Square Meter

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    The average number of mosquitoes in a stagnant pond is 80 per square meter with a standard deviation of 8. If 16 square meters are chosen at random for a mosquito count, find the probability that the average of those counts is more than 81.6 mosquitoes per square meter. Assume that the variable is normally distributed.

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    Denote by Xbar the average of those counts. Then Xbar follows a normal ...

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    This solution computes the probability of the average number of mosquitoes per square meter.

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