The distribution of actual weights of 8 ounce chocolate bars produced by a certain machine is normal

The distribution of actual weights of 8 ounce chocolate bars produced by a certain machine is normal

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Unformatted text preview: The distribution of actual weights of 8 ounce chocolate bars produced by a certain machine is normal with mean 8.1 ounces and standard deviation 0.1 ounces. Company managers do not want the weight of a chocolate bar to fall below 7.85 ounces. Find the probability that the weight of a randomly selected candy bar is less than 7.85 ounces? For the next three questions, our candy bars are selected at random and their weight, the mean, is computed. Describe the shape, center, and spread of the sampling distribution of the mean. Find the probability that the mean weight of the four candy bars is less than 7.85 ounces. Would your answers to the previous questions be affected if the weights of chocolate bars was distinctly nonnormal? thanks to anyone who answers these. ten points goes to whoever does this. * 35 minutes ago * - 4 days left to answer. 1 year ago Report Abuse Merlyn Best Answer- Chosen by Voters For any normal random variable X with mean and standard deviation , X ~ Normal( , ), (note that in most...
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course STATS 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at University of Colorado Denver.

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The distribution of actual weights of 8 ounce chocolate bars produced by a certain machine is normal

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