Week 5 - Chapter 6-2 & 6-3 Conference (STAT-200)

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I NTRODUCTION TO S TATISTICS (S TAT -200) W EEK #5 C ONFERENCE The Normal Distribution and Grading on the Curve In this week's Discussion, let's start with your defining" Grading on the Curve." What does this mean to you? THEORETICAL NORMAL CURVE: If final grades are based on a Normal Distribution for the semester's work, AND there were a total of 100 points involved, how many A's, B's, C's, D's and F's what point totals would get what grades? Justify your answer (Hint: Empirical Rule: 68.26 - 95.44 - 99.74). GRADE Points Needed Out of 100 Points Possible A B C D F Assume that these were the scores in two different STAT200 classes and you were in the first class with a point total of 90 and you were competing for a job against a person in the second class that had gotten 62 points, and the grade in this Stat course determined who got hired. CALCULATED CURVE : Assume that the A's are 3 standard deviations above the mean, the B's are 2 standard deviations above the mean, the C's are within 1 standard deviation of the
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2010 for the course STAT 200 taught by Professor Hirschorn during the Fall '10 term at University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

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Week 5 - Chapter 6-2 & 6-3 Conference (STAT-200) -...

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