# Statistics - Highest Relative Score

Comparing Scores. Three students take equivalent tests of sense of humor and, after the laughter dies down, their scores are calculated. Which is the highest relative score?

A. A score of 144 on a test with a mean of 128 and a standard deviation of 34.

B. A score of 90 on a test with a mean of 86 and a standard deviation of 18.

C. A score of 18 on a test with a mean of 15 and a standard deviation of 5.

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z = (x - m)/s

(A) z = (144 - 128)/34 = 0.4706

Percentile score = 100 * P(z < ...

#### Solution Summary

The highest relative score for a test to determine the sense of humor is determined. A complete, neat and step-by-step solution is provided.

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