The following table displays information on the abortion rate- the number of abortions per 1,000 women- for each U.S. state and the District of Columbia in 2000. a. What are the mean and the standard deviation for the abortion rate for all states? b. Using the information from (a), how many states fall more than 1 standard dev
If Chebychev Inequality gives the lower bound for probability. For the present problem the lower bound for the probability is 0.75 and actual probability is 0.87. There is no contradiction between empirical rule and Chebychev Inequality Given percentage (87%), does the empirical rule apply? What does the Empirical Rule s
IQ's have a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15. Find the IQ score that defines the top 2.5% of all IQ scores.
Give a brief description of the variable and whether the scale of measurement is nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio, and why. The Measurement Principles Nominal : People or objects with the same scale value are the same on some attribute. The values of the scale have no 'numeric' meaning in the way that you usually think
Let X and Y be the respective means of two independent random samples, each of size 4, from the two respective normal distributions N( 10, 9) and N(3, 4). Compute Pr (X > 2 Y).
The mean annual salary for employees at Company X is $78,000. If we assume a standard deviation of $12,000, what is the sampling distribution of the sample mean for samples of size 121?
1. A population of unknown shape has a mean of 75. you select a sample of 40. the standard deviation of the sample is 5. What is the probability that the sample mean is between 76 and 77? a. 0.3980 b. 0.8905 c. 0.0081 d. 0.3943 2. a population has a mean of 50 and a standard deviation of 12. FOr samples of size 9, sam
Normal Distribution: For each letter grade, find the minimum score. What do you think of this grading scheme?
Grades on a midterm exam in a large biochemistry class are normally distributed with a mean of 75 and standard deviation of 9. The instructor wants to assign an A grade to the top 10% of scores, a B grade to the next 10%, and so on, with an F grade to all scores below the 60th percentile. For each letter grade, find the minimu
1 The distribution of purchase amounts of customers of a popular retail store is normal with a mean of $25 and a standard deviation of $8. a. What percentage of customers spends less than $35? b. What percentage of customers spends between $15 and $35? c. Find the dollar amount such that 80% of customers spend at least t
Suppose that IQ scores in one region are normally distributed with a standard deviation of 16. Suppose also that exactly 55% of the individuals from this region have IQ scores of greater than 100 (and that 45% do not). What is the mean IQ score for this region? Carry your intermediate computations to at least four decimal plac
21. A person must score in the upper 2% of the population on an IQ test to qualify for membership in Mensa, the international high-IQ society. If IQ scores are normally distributed with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15, what score must a person have to qualify for Mensa? 23. The time to complete a final examinat
3. Delta airlines quotes a flight time of 2 hours, 5 minutes for its flights from Cincinnati to Tampa. Suppose we believe that actual flight times are uniformly distributed between 2 hours and 2 hours, 20 minutes. A. Show the graph of the probability density function for flight time B. What is the probability that the flight
The lifetime of a certain brand of batteries are known to be normally distributed with a mean of 1600 hours and a standard deviation of 400 hours. A random sample of 64 of these batteries is taken. What is the probability that the sample mean lifetime is more than 1500 hours?
A random sample of size 25 is taken from a normal population having a mean of 80 and a standard deviation of 5. A second random sample of size 36 is taken from a different normal population having a mean of 75 and a standard deviation of 3. Find the probability that the sample mean computed from the 25 measurements will exceed
SAT scores have a mean 500 and a standard deviation of 100 ACT scores have a mean of 18 and a standard deviation of 6. a. If a school accepts the top 10% what is the minimum ACT score and the minimum SAT score. b. If a school accepts the top 20% what is the minimum ACT and SAT score. c.If a school accepts the top 60% wh
Please show all work such as formula commands. The amount of money that a family of four will spend at Kings Island, including the food and souvenirs, is $130 with a standard deviation of $12. Assume that this distribution is normal. 1. Find the probability that a particular family of four selected at random spends between
Finding probability using Normal Distribution Question : Ina normal distribution, find the probability that a term picked at random has a z score: (a) Above z=1.85 (b) Below z= -1.23 (c) Between z= 1.5 and z= .5
Define, describe and provide an example of the Komologrov-Smirnov distribution. Show all your work in obtaining the answer.
What statistical tool should be used for the following? Random sampling. What if population isn't normal?
Please discuss the following: As regional manager for a retail store, you want to determine if consumers' income levels are related to their spending pattern. 1. What statistical tool should you use? 2. If you have to select a sample of your store's customers based on gender, how can you determine if the samplin
Applying Continuity Correction - The given values are discrete. Use the continuity correction and describe the region of the normal distribution that corresponds to the indicated probability. Probability of at least 12 adult males on an elevator in the Empire State Building Probability that the number of working vending
Cholesterol Reducing Drug - The probability of flu symptoms for a person not receiving any treatment is 0.019. In a clinical trial of lipitor, a common drug used to lower cholesterol, 863 patients were given a treatment of 10-mg atorvastatin tablets, and 19 of those patients experienced flu symptoms (based on data from Pfizer, i
Suppose X ~ N(10,100) find the 10th and the 95th percentiles of X.
Question 1 All of the following are reasons to sample except for: a) Reduce sampling error b) The research process is sometimes destructive. c) Save time d) For given resources, broaden the scope of the study. Question 2 Sampling in which every unit of the population has the same probability of being sel
1. The net profit of an investment is normally distributed with a mean of $10,000 and a standard deviation of $5,000. The probability that the investor's net gain will be at least $5,000 is _____________. a) 0.4967 b) 0.8413 c) 0.1859 d) 0.3413 2. A company believes that it controls more
1 Research the typical categories of retirement annuity plans? 2. what is a 401 (k) plan? What is a Roth IRA ? How are they different ?Why were they developed? 3. How do they work? 4. Compare and contrast the features of the two types of retirement plans? 5. What are the advantages of pa
Question 1 The probability that you will make a sale on any given telephone call is 0.23. What is the probability that you do not make any sale on the first three calls? [Hint: geometric distribution] a. 0.105 b. 0.543 c. 0.457 d. 0.186 Question 2 The mean number of typographical error per page of a newspaper is 3. What
1. A component in a subsystem has a reliability factor of .9999 during a Shuttle mission. There is redundancy so as long as fewer than 2 of the components fail, the subsystem will operate. What is the probability that there will be 2 or more failures? 2. A video tube has a mean life of 2000 hours with a standard deviation of
A famous restaurant owner noticed that in the past 20 years his hamburger supply shows a normal distribution in weight. Average weight was 10.0 ounces with a standard deviation of 0.3 ounces after they were cooked. (Consider normal distribution) * What is a probability that a customer gets a hamburger that weighs at least 10.
Question 1. If you have a normal distribution of a random variable x, with a mean of 56 and standard deviation of 8: What is the probability that the random variable x will be within plus or minus 1 standard deviation of the mean? a. 0.682 b. 0.75 c. 0.00 Question 2 What is the probability that x is greater than 64?
Normal Distribution and Proportion of Scores. The solutions are given with each minute detail of their solution steps. These step by step solutions will help students to work out other similar problems on their own efforts.
Question (1) Scores on WAIS approximate a normal curve with a mean of 100 and standard deviation of 15. What proportion of scores are (i) Above 125 ? (ii) Below 82 ? (iii) Within 9 points of the mean ? (iv) More than 4o points from the mean ? Question (2) Scores on WAIS test approximately normal with a mean of 100 and