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Mean height of males aged 18 - 24

According to the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, the mean height of 18 -24 year old American males is = 69.7 inches. Assume the heights are normally distributed with a standard deviation of 2.7.

Fill in the following blanks:
a. About 68.26% of 18 -24 year old American males are between __ and __ inches tall.

b. About 95.44% of 18 -24 year old American males are between __ and __ inches tall.

c. About 99.74% of 18 -24 year old American males are between __ and __ inches tall.

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Here we have
Mean = 69.7 and SD = 2.7

Fill in the following blanks:

a. About 68.26% of 18 -24 year old American males are between and inches tall.

68.26% interval is given as
Lower Limit = Mean - 1*SD = 69.7 - 1*2.7 = 67
Upper Limit ...

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