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Topic: Normal Distribution 97. The weight of a product is normally distributed with a mean of four ounces and a variance
of .25 "squared ounces." What is the probability that a randomly selected unit from a recently
manufactured batch weighs more than 3.75 ounces?
A. .3085
B. .6915
C. .1587
D. .8413 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
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Topic: Normal Distribution 1509 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 98. The weight of a product is normally distributed with a mean of four ounces and a variance
of .25 "squared ounces." The company wants to classify the unit as a scrap in a maximum of
1% of the units if the weight is below a desired value. Determine the desired weight such that
no more than 1% of the units are below it.
A. 3.360
B. 3.680
C. 2.835
D. 3.418 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Normal Distribution 99. The weight of a product is normally distributed with a standard deviation of .5 ounces.
What should the average weight be if the production manager wants no more than 5% of the
products to weigh more than 5.1 ounces?
A. 4.278
B. 4.409
C. 3.455
D. 5.922 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Normal Distribution 1510 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 100. The weight of a product is normally distributed with a standard deviation of .5 ounces.
What should the average weight be if the production manager wants no more than 10% of the
products to weigh more than 4.8 ounces?
A. 3.52
B. 3.64
C. 5.44
D. 4.16 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Normal Distribution 101. The weight of a product is normally distributed with a mean 5 ounces. A randomly
selected unit of this product weighs 7.1 ounces. The probability of a unit weighing more than
7.1 ounces is .0014. The production supervisor has lost files containing various pieces of
information regarding this process including the standard deviation. Determine the value of
standard deviation for this process.
A. 1.67
B. 0.70
C. 2.10
D. 0.50 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Normal Distribution 1511 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 102. The average time a subscriber spends reading the local newspaper is 49 minutes. Assume
the standard deviation is 16 minutes and that the times are normally distributed.
What is the probability a subscriber will spend at least 1 hour reading the paper?
A. .9987
B. .7549
C. .2451
D. .0013 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Normal Distribution 103. The average time a subscriber spends reading the local newspaper is 49 minutes. Assume
the standard deviation is 16 minutes and that the times are normally distributed.
What is the probability a subscriber will spend no more than 30 minutes reading the paper?
A. .1170
B. .0301
C. .8830
D. .9699 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Normal Distribution 1512 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 104. The average time a subscriber spends reading the local newspaper is 49 minutes. Assume
the standard deviation is 16 minutes and that the times are normally distributed.
For the 10% who spend the most time reading the paper, how much time do they spend?
A. 11.72
B. 28.52
C. 86.28
D. 69.48 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Normal Distribution 105. At an oceanside nuclear power plant, seawater is used as part of the cooling system.
This raises the temperature of the water that is discharged back into the ocean. The amount
that the water temperature is raised has a uniform distribution over the interval from 10 to
25ºC.
What is the probability that the temperature increase will be less than 20ºC?
A. 0.40
B. 0.67
C. 0.80
D. 1.00 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Uniform Distribution 1513 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 106. At an oceanside nuclear power plant, seawater is used as part of the cooling system.
This raises the temperature of the water that is discharged back into the ocean. The amount
that the water temperature is raised has a uniform distribution over the interval from 10 to
25ºC.
What is the probability that the temperature increase will be between 20 and 22ºC?
A. 0.08
B. 0.88
C. 0.13
D. 0.20 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Uniform Distribution 107. At an oceanside nuclear power plant, seawater is used as part of the cooling system.
This raises the temperature of the water that is discharged back into the ocean. The amount
that the water temperature is raised has a uniform distribution over the interval from 10 to
25ºC.
Suppose that a temperature increase of more than 18ºC is considered to be potentially
dangerous to the environment. What is the probability that at any point of time, the
temperature increase is po...
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