1. According to a study done in a rural village on Pohnpei, the mean number of hours spent on farming activities per week was µ = 24 with a standard deviation of σ = 8. For this exercise assume that the number of hours spent in farming was normally distributed.1
|Calculate a z value from an x||z||=||=STANDARDIZE(x, µ, σ)|
|Calculate an x value from a z||x||= z σ + µ||=z*σ+µ|
|Find a probability p(x) from a z value where the probability p is the area to the left of z.||=NORMSDIST(z)|
1 Based loosely on data from a study done by Sarah Schaeffer, Emory University.
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