#### Z-Scores and Percentiles for City Temperatures

Below is the a set of temperatures measured in degrees Fahrenheit of randomly selected cities in September. You WILL need to use excel for some of the answers to this question. 68 50 99 73 79 80 82 95 73 84 86 92 45 90 See the attachment for the full questions. The mean temperature is: The ...

#### Chicken Eggs by Size

Chicken eggs are sold according to their size. The chart shows how eggs are classified by their size. The eggs produced at Jen's Hen Farm and Rick's Chick Farm are normally distributed. The eggs produced at Jen's Hen Farm have a mean weight of 2.11 ounces and a standard deviation of 0.08 ounce....

#### Tiger Shark Population

Marine biologists in Florida are studying the tiger shark to determine the factors that are contributing to their diminishing population. Adult tiger sharks along the Atlantic Coast of Florida have a mean length of 11.5 feet with a standard deviation of 0.9 foot. Adult tiger sharks along the Gulf ...

#### African Lions, Normally Distributed

The birth weights of African lions are normally distributed. The average birth weight of an African lion is 3.6 pounds with a standard deviation of 0.4 pound. 13. What percent of newborn African lions weigh less than 3 pounds? 14. What percent of newborn African lions weight more than 3.8 pounds?...

#### Microwave Popcorn, normally distributed

The time to cook a bag of microwave popcorn is normally distributed with a mean of 3.5 minutes and a standard deviation of 0.6 minute. Suppose that you randomly select a microwave popcorn bag from the sample. Use the given information and the distribution to answer each question. Explain your ...

#### Normal Distribution and Birth Weights

A researcher recorded the birth weights of a sample of newborn babies. The average birth weight was 7.2 pounds and the standard deviation was 0.9 pound. The birth weights follow a normal distribution. 1. Label the number line so that the curve is a normal curve and follows the properties of the...

#### Hypothesis testing and scatter plots using Excel

*Note: For problems 1 - 4, complete the 5-step process: Step 1: State the null hypothesis and the alternate hypothesis. Step 2: Select the level of significance. Step 3: Evaluate the test statistic. Step 4: Formulate a decision rule with critical value of test statistic. Step 5: Compare the t...

#### confidence interval and Z

A local university administers a comprehensive examination to the candidates for B.S. degrees in Business Administration. Five examinations are selected at random and scored. The scores are shown below. Grades 80 90 91 62 77 I am interested in the overall performance for all candidates ...

#### Game Theory Critical Thinking

Given the following payoff matrix, ( a) indicate the best strategy for each firm. ( b) Why is the entry-deterrent threat by firm A to lower the price not credible to firm B? ( c) What could firm A do to make its threat credible without building excess capacity? (Refer to Tables Sheet) NOTE: P1...

#### Measure of Central Tendency

Question 1 A family member can go to one of two local hospitals for brain surgery. Checking the history for the past year, you find that each of the two hospitals has performed brain surgery on 1000 patients. In hospital A 710 patients survived (71%). In hospital B 540 (54%) survived. Based on t...

#### Normal distribution analysis

Maximum and Minimum Temperatures Search the Internet for U.S. climate data. Choose the city in which you live. Click on the tab that reads "Daily." 1. Prepare a spreadsheet with three columns: Date, High Temperature, and Low Temperature. List the past 60 days for which data is a...

#### NPV Investment Opportunity

Scenario: You are an entrepreneur that has several business investments in real estate, restaurants, and retail stores. You are looking for your next investment opportunity for you and your private equity investment company. You have found two possible alternatives to invest in that will payoff in t...

#### Running for Office Polling Probability Worksheet

New Competencia Demographic Data 1. Assuming no calls have been made to New Competencia residents yet, what is the probability that the first phone call will be to someone in McGovern's target population? 2. A few hours into your visit, the polling center has called 37 small business owners,...

#### Normal Approximation in the Binomial Distribution

The next North Carolina gubernatorial election will be held in 2016. Suppose that 52% of North Carolina voters actually support Candidate A in that election. a) What is the probability that a poll of a simple random sample of 100 NC voters will result in at least half of those polled favoring t...

#### Home Free General Contractor Game Show

Game Overview ● There are 15 toolboxes, each holding a prize of a set value. ● As the contestant, you must begin the game by randomly select one toolbox. The value hidden in this toolbox is what you will win if you choose to keep it throughout the game, but you will have multiple chances to tr...

#### Confidence intervals using normal distribution

Mimi was the 5th seed in 2014 UMUC Tennis open that took place in August. In this tournament, she won 80 of her 100 serving games. Based on UMUC sports Network, she wins 75% of ;the serving games in her 5 year tennis career. 1. Find a 90 % confidence interval estimate of the proportion of serving...

#### Normal Distribution and Probability

The Nordic Ecolabel is the official Ecolabel of the Nordic countries and was established in 1989 by the Nordic Council of Ministers.The Nordic Ecolabel evaluates a product's impact on the environment throughout the whole life cycle. The label guarantees among other things that climate requirements a...

#### Statistics: Probability and Binomial Distribution

An airline has classified its customers as high-volume travelers (assumed to be business travelers) and low-volume travelers (assumed to be leisure travelers). Eighty five percent are high volume travelers. If five people are randomly selected from a list of customers, What is the probability none a...

#### Normal Probability Using the Z Score

1) The average amount of participation in Dallas, Texas, during the month of April is 3.5 inches Assume that a normal distribution applies and that the standard deviation is .8 inches. What percentage of the time dose the amount of rainfall in April exceed 5 inches? What percentage of the time i...

#### Sample Calculation: Probablility

3 8 6 5 7 11 6 4 9 9 1-Using the data set above, what value would you select to have less than a 25% chance of having a number smaller than this value 2-What is the chance that a value will be greater than 8 for the data set above