Text: Barbara Illowsky Page 271, Problem 88

A school newspaper reporter decides to randomly survey 12 students to see if they will attend Tet (Vietnamese New Year) festivities this year.

Based on past years, she knows that 18% of students attend Tet festivities. We are interested in estimating the number of the 12 students surveyed who will attend the festivities.

X is the number of students willing to attend Tet (Vietnamese New Year) festivities this year.

X can take on values of 0 through 12

Use the Binomial Distribution to answer the following questions:

a. How many of the 12 students do we **expect (**on average) to attend the festivities?

Enter answer rounded to 2 decimal places.

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b. Find the probability that at most four students will attend.

Enter answer as decimal number rounded to **2** places and with a 0 to the left of the decimal point.

Do not enter answer as a percent.

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c. Find the probability that more than two students will attend.

Enter answer as decimal number rounded to **2** decimal places with a 0 to the left of the decimal point.

Do not enter answer as a percent.

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Textbook Illowsky Page 406 Problem 96** **

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Xbar is notation for average .

Excel =NORM.DIST()

A typical adult has an average IQ score of 105 with a standard deviation of 20.

If twenty (25) randomly selected adults are given an IQ test:

a What is the probability that the sample mean (xbar) scores will be equal to or less than 100 points?

Find the probability that P( Xbar =< 100 )

Enter answer rounded to 2 decimal places.

Include a 0 to the left of the decimal point if your answer is less than 1.

Do not enter answer as a percent.

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b What is the probability that the sample mean scores will be between 100 and 115 points?

Find the probability that P(100 <= X =< 115)

Enter answer rounded to 3 decimal places with a 0 to the left of the decimal point.

Do not enter answer as a percent.

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Textbook Illowsky Page 400 Problem 62

http://stattrek.com/online-calculator/normal.aspx

Excel

=NORM.DIST()

=NORM.INV()

Suppose that the distance of fly balls hit to the outfield (in baseball) is normally distributed with a mean of 250 feet and a standard deviation of 50 feet. We randomly sample 49 fly balls.

*X *¯ is notation for the average value of the x’s.

If *X *¯ = average distance in feet for 49 fly balls, then *X *¯ ~ _______(_______,_______)

For the following three blanks fill in the correct answers.

For blank 1 Select the appropriate distribution by entering the corresponding letter.

a Normal Population Distribution (parent)

b Normal Sampling Distribution

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For blank 2 What is the numerical value of the mean( mu) ? Enter answer with 0 decimal precision (Integer).

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For blank 3 What is the Standard Deviation of the Sampling Distribution? (The standard error of the mean). Enter answer with 2 decimal place precision.

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What is the probability that the 49 balls traveled an average distance of less than 240 feet?

The P(*X *¯ < 240) =

Enter answer to 3 decimal place precision.

Do not enter answer as a percent. Include a 0 to the left of the decimal point.

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Find the 80th percentile of the Sampling Distribution of Averages for the average of the 49 fly balls.

Find the *X *¯ value such that P(X < *X *¯) = .80

Enter answer to 1 decimal place precision.

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