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  • Examine the following sample data saved in the LM5_60 file. a. Construct a stem-and-leaf plot to assess whether the data are from an approximately normal distribution. b. Compute s for the sample data. c. Find the values of QL and QU and the value of s from part b to assess whether the data come from an approximately normal distribution

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  • Explain how we make a continuity correction. Why is a continuity correction needed when we approximate a binomial distribution by a normal distribution?

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  • Explain what the mean, μ, tells us about a normal curve, and explain what the standard deviation, σ, tells us about a normal curve.

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  • F(x) = 1 – e-2x x > 0

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  • Fast Auto Service guarantees that the maximum waiting time for its customers is 20 minutes for oil and lube service on their cars. It also guarantees that any customer who has to wait longer than 20 minutes for this service will receive a 50% discount on the charges. It is estimated that the mean time taken for oil and lube service at thi

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  • Fast Auto Service provides oil and lube service for cars. It is known that the mean time taken for oil and lube service at this garage is 15 minutes per car and the standard deviation is 2.4 minutes. The management wants to promote the business by guaranteeing a maximum waiting time for its customers. If a customer’s car is not serviced

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  • Financial Managers, Inc., buys and sells a large number of stocks routinely for the various accounts that it manages. Portfolio manager Andrea Colson has asked for your assistance in the analysis of the Johnson Fund. A portion of this portfolio consists of 10 shares of stock A and 8 shares of stock B. The price of A has a mean of 10 and a

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  • Financial Managers, Inc., buys and sells a large number of stocks routinely for the various accounts that it manages. Portfolio manager Sarah Bloom has asked for your assistance in the analysis of the Burde Fund. A portion of this portfolio consists of 10 shares of stock A and 8 shares of stock B. The price of A has a mean of 12 and a var

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  • Find a formula for the probability distribution of the random variable X representing the outcome when a single die is rolled once.

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  • Find a value z0 of the standard normal random variable z such that a. P(z ≤ z0) = .0401 b. P(−z0 ≤ z ≤ z0) = .95 c. P(−z0 ≤ z ≤ z0) = .90 d. P(−z0 ≤ z ≤ z0) = .8740 e. P(−z0 ≤ z ≤ 0) = .2967 f. P(−2 < z < z0) = .9710 g. P(z ≥ z0) = .5 h. P(z ≥ z0) = .0057

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