Homework Solutions

15. Warming up on the Normal Distribution (Chapter 5.3)

This assignment must be submitted at least one hour before class meets.

Section # Time Room Instructor
C724 MW 9:30A CA229 Hall
C725 MW 11:00A BS3006 Hall
C726 MW 2:30P BS3015 Davis
C727 MW 4:00P BS3006 Davis
C728 MW 5:45P LE105 Schilling
C729 MW 7:15P LE103 Omran
C730 TR 9:30A LE101 Watt
C731 TR 1:00P BS3006 Hall
C732 TR 2:30P BS3006 Patterson
C733 TR 5:45P LE102 Hicks
C734 MW 6:00P CS Holmes
C742 TR 9:30A LE101/4 Watt

The following question refers to the material you were to read in preparation to the lesson.

You may change your mind as often as you wish. When you are satisfied with your responses, click the SUBMIT button at the bottom of this page.

1. What is your height in inches?

2. What is the probability that a randomly selected student is taller than you? Assume that the mean height of college students is 65 inches with standard deviation 3 inches.

3. What would be the probability that a randomly selected adult male has a height precisely 6 feet? Explain why based on the normal curve.

Below is a space for your thoughts, including general comments about today's assignment (what seemed impossible, what reading didn't make sense, what we should spend class time on, what was "cool", etc.):

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