STAT 3309 Business Statistics
Exam 2 Practice
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the exam. There are a total of 100 points divided into two parts. the multiple choice are 3 points each for a total of 75
points and the long answer questions are worth 25 points. You can use one side of Formula Sheets given to you during the exam. No other notes are permitted. You may use a
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I. Multiple choice: Clearly circle the answer that is best. Each problem is worth 3
points for a total of 30. No partial credit will be given in this section. If no
answer is clearly circled the problem will be marked as incorrect.
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 25° C. What is the probability that the temperature increase will be between 20° and 22° C?
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...