One of the tallest living men has a height of 261 cm. One of the tallest living women is

245 cm tall. Heights of men have a mean of 177 cm and a standard deviation of 7 cm. Heights of women have a mean of 163 cm and a standard deviation of 8 cm. Relative to the population of the same gender, who is taller? Explain.

**A. **The man is relatively taller because the z score for his height is greater than the z score for the woman's height.

**B. **The man is relatively taller because the z score for his height is less than the z score for the woman's height.

**C. **The woman is relatively taller because the z score for her height is less than the z score for the man's height.

**D. **The woman is relatively taller because the z score for her height is greater than the z score for the man's height.

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A. The man is relatively taller because the z... View the full answer