In Exercise 1.67, Allen Shoemaker derived a distribution of human body temperatures with a distinct mound shape.

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In Exercise 1.67, Allen Shoemaker derived a distribution of human body temperatures with a distinct mound shape. Suppose we assume that the temperatures of healthy humans are approximately normal with a mean of 98.6o and a standard deviation of 0.8o.
a. If 130 healthy people are selected at random, what is the probability that the average temperature for these people is 98.25o or lower?
b. Would you consider an average temperature of 98.25o to be an unlikely occurrence, given that the true average temperature of healthy people is 98.6o? Explain. Distribution
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Introduction To Probability And Statistics

ISBN: 9781133103752

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Authors: William Mendenhall, Robert Beaver, Barbara Beaver

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