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# Wildlife Biologist Geese

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A wildlife biologist captures geese and weighs them. He determines that the weights are normally distributed with a mean of 9 pounds and a standard deviation of 1.3 pounds. What is the probability that a goose captured at random will weigh more than 11 pounds?

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The solution discusses that a wildlife biologist captures geese and weighs them. He determines that the weights are normally distributed with a mean of 9 pounds and a standard deviation of 1.3 pounds. What is the probability that a goose captured at random will weigh more than 11 pounds?

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