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Quantitative Methods: Finding Probability

Potato chip are sold in 12 oz bags. The bag weights are expected to be normally distributed about this standard. If the standard deviation of the bags is 0.58 oz would it be unusual to find a bag containing 11 oz. The Frito Lay CEO wants to know if it will be unusual for a bag to be 10% or more short.

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Solution. We can compute the probability that a bag contains 11 oz or less. Let X be ...

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This solution provides calculations for a probability question.