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Normal Distribution

Suppose that the height of a man is normally distributed with a mean of 5'9" (69") and a standard deviation of 2". Find the minimum height of the ceiling of an airplane, such that at most 2% of the men walking down the aisle will have to duck their heads?
A. Define the random variable?
B. List the parameters for the distribution and their values?
C. Write the probability statement for this problem?
D. Solve the problem.

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Suppose that the height of a man is normally distributed with a mean of 5'9" (69") and a standard deviation of 2". Find the minimum height of the ceiling of an airplane, such that at most 2% of the men walking down the aisle will have to duck their heads?
A. Define the random ...

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Using Normal distribution, the minimum height of the ceiling of an airplane, such that at most 2% of the men walking down the aisle will have to duck their heads is calculated.

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