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# The weight of items produced by a machine is normally

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The weight of items produced by a machine is normally distributed with a mean of 8 ounces and a standard deviation of 2 ounces. What is the probability that a randomly selected item will weigh more than 12 ounces?
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Tutor: Rajan.Sareen, Bachelor's Degree replied 1 year ago
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Tutor: Rajan.Sareen, Bachelor's Degree replied 1 year ago
Here we have
Mean = 8
Sd (standard deviation) =2
Z score is given as
Z = (x-mean)/sd = (12-8)/2 = 4/2
We need to find
P (X>12)
=P (Z>2)
Tutor: Rajan.Sareen, Bachelor's Degree replied 1 year ago
Using normal distribution tables
P (Z>2) = 0.0228
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