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MAT126, Paper Homework “Wax” 1. The average (mean) height of an American male is about 176 cm (5’ 9”), with a standard deviation of about 9 cm. Variations in height are well-modeled by a normal distribution, with the density function 1 2 σ 2 π e - ( x - μ ) 2 2 σ 2 where μ is the mean and σ is the standard deviation. Write an integral which represents the probability of an American man being more than 200 cm (about 6’ 6 3 4 ”) tall, and then use a computer program like Wolfram Alpha to calculate the probability to at least 3 significant figures. ( Symbolab will give you an answer involving erf or erfc , but you need to evaluate this as a number; the calculator on Google knows those functions if you type them in the search bar.) 2. In addition to the star-shaped candles

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