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    Standard Normal or Z score for finding the probability

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    The Modulus of rupture (MOR) for a particular grade of pencil lead is known to be 6500 psi with a standard deviation of 250 psi.

    a. Find the probability that a random sample of 16 pencil leads will have an average MOR between 6400 and 6550 psi.

    b. What did you assume in order to find this probability?

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