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    Mean fat content for a sample of farm-raised trout

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    Seventy million pounds of trout are grown in the U.S. every year. Farm-raised trout contain an average of 32 grams of fat per pound, with a standard deviation of 7 grams of fat per pound. A random sample of farm-raised trout is selected. The mean fat content for the sample is 29.7 grams per pound. Find the probability of observing a sample mean of 29.7 grams of fat per pound or less in a random sample of farm-raised trout.

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