# African Lions, Normally Distributed

The birth weights of African lions are normally distributed. The average birth weight of an African lion is 3.6 pounds with a standard deviation of 0.4 pound.

13. What percent of newborn African lions weigh less than 3 pounds?

14. What percent of newborn African lions weight more than 3.8 pounds?

15. What percent of newborn African lions weigh between 2.7 and 3.7 pounds?

16. Determine the birth weight of a lion cub in the 80the percentile.

17. Determine the birth weight of a lion cub in the 10th percentile.

18. Determine the birth weight of a lion cub in the 97th percentile.

19. A lioness gives birth to 2 cubs. One cub is in the 47th percentile and 1 is in the 62nd percentile. Determine the difference in the cubs' weights.

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The birth weights of African lions are normally distributed. The average birth weight of an African lion is 3.6 pounds with a standard deviation of 0.4 pound.

13. What percent of newborn African lions weigh less than 3 pounds?

Enter the following on a TI 83 calculator.

Answer: 6.7%

14. What percent of ...

#### Solution Summary

The solution file shows computations made with a TI 83 calculator using the birth weights of African lions.