# Normal Distribution SAT Scores

Not what you're looking for?

The average score on the math portion of the SAT was 516 in 2002. suppose that the math score of all students taking the SAT 2002 were normally distributed with a mean of 516 and a standard deviation of 90.

a) what percentage of the students scored higher than 600 on this exam?

b) what percentage of the students scored lower than 450 on this exam?

c) An elite technical college requires a student's math SAT score to be 700 or higher to be considered for admission what percentage of the students who took the SAT 2002 is eligible for consideration by this college?

d) Joe wants to score in the top 15% to achieve this goal what must he score on the math SAT?

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Solution Summary

The expert examines normal distribution SAT scores.

##### Solution Preview

Z = (X - Mean)/ Std Dev. Based on the obtained Z value , probability is looked up the normal table.

<br>

<br>

<br>a) ...

###### Education

- BE, Bangalore University, India
- MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

###### Recent Feedback

- "Your explanation to the answers were very helpful."
- "What does 1 and 0 means in the repair column?"
- "Went through all of the formulas, excellent work! This really helped me!"
- "try others as well please"
- "Thank you, this helped a lot. I was not sure how to plug in those numbers to a formula. This was a great help. Now I have to figure out how to explain cost of capital is used in net present value analysis, and how cost of capital is used in net present value analysis. This stuff gets confusing."

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Free BrainMass Quizzes

##### Measures of Central Tendency

Tests knowledge of the three main measures of central tendency, including some simple calculation questions.

##### Terms and Definitions for Statistics

This quiz covers basic terms and definitions of statistics.

##### Know Your Statistical Concepts

Each question is a choice-summary multiple choice question that presents you with a statistical concept and then 4 numbered statements. You must decide which (if any) of the numbered statements is/are true as they relate to the statistical concept.

##### Measures of Central Tendency

This quiz evaluates the students understanding of the measures of central tendency seen in statistics. This quiz is specifically designed to incorporate the measures of central tendency as they relate to psychological research.