# Find a Percentile from a Given Normal Distribution

Please help with the following problem.

A newspaper article reported that people spend a mean of 6 hours per day watching TV, with a standard deviation of 1.9 hours. A psychologist would like to conduct interviews with the 15% of the population who spend the most time watching TV. She assumes that the daily time people spend watching TV is normally distributed. At least how many hours of daily TV watching are necessary for a person to be eligible for the interview? Carry your intermediate computations to at least four decimal places. Round your answer to at least one decimal place.

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Problem: A newspaper article reported that people spend a mean of 6 hours per day watching TV, with a standard deviation of 1.9 hours. A psychologist would like to conduct interviews with the 15% of the population who spend the most time watching TV. She assumes that the daily time people spend watching TV is normally ...

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This solution shows how to find a percentile from a given normal probability distribution.