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less than 3% of the phones produced per day are defective. To check the quality of a day's production, the company decides to randomly sample 50 phones from a day's production to test for D
defects. Define the population of interest to the manufacturer. —1°r)the 50 phones sampled and tested .ie 3% of the phones that are defective
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mathematical anxiety and (2) teaching method  on a student's achievement in a mathematics
course. Students who had a low level of mathematical anxiety were taught using the traditional %
expository method. These students obtained a mean score of 440 with a standard deviation of 20 on i a standardized test. Assuming a mound—shaped and symmetric distribution, what percentage of
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C) approximately 84% D) pproximately 95% ...
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