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# Question 1B. The weights of cans of soup produced by a company are normally distributed, with a mean of 150 g and a standard deviation of 5 g.

Question 1B. The weights of cans of soup produced by a company are normally distributed, with a mean of 150 g and a standard deviation of 5 g.

(a) [3 Marks] What is the probability that a can of soup selected randomly from the entire production will weigh less than 143 g?

ANS: 0.0808

(b) [3 Marks] Determine the minimum weight of the heaviest 5% of all cans of soup produced.

ANS: 158.225 ounces

(c) [3 Marks] f 28 390 of the cans of soup of the entire production weigh at least 157.5 g, how many cans of soup have been produced?

ANS: 425 000

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1 comment
• Information is missing in part (c).
• ektasrivastava
• May 04, 2018 at 6:58am

The weights of cans of soup produced by a company are normally distributed, with a mean of 150 g and a standard deviation... View the full answer

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