# Z-score Solution for Statistics Students

Management is considering adopting a bonus system to increase production. One suggestion is to pay a bonus on the highest 5 percent of production based on past experience. Past records indicate that, on the average, 4,000 units of a small assembly are produced during a week. The distribution of the weekly production is approximately normally distributed with a standard deviation of 60 units. If the bonus is paid on the upper 5 percent of production, the bonus will be paid on how many units or more?

Choose one answer below:

A) 6255

B) 5120

C) 3196

D) 4099

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To answer this question, you need to consider the z score formula. The upper 5 percent of production is the same ...

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