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Chebyshev's theorem - standard deviation

A scientific calculator operates on the average 5.3 hour before needing a recharge. According to Chebyshev's theorem, if the operating times have a standard deviation of 0.6 hour. A. Between what 2 values will at least 75% of the operating times fall? B. At least what percentage of the operating times will fall in the interval

Determining probability using mean and standard deviation.

A food processing company packages a product that is periodically inspected by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has ruled that the company's product may have no more than 2.00 grams of a certain toxic substance in it. Past records of the company show that packages of this product have a mean weight of toxic substance eq

Find the mean and standard deviation of X:

The random variable X is the number of houses per month sold by a realtor. The probability distribution is given below. Find the mean and standard deviation of X: X (houses sold) / f(x) ____________________________________________ (0 , 0.24) (1 , 0.01) (2 , 0.12) (3