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Standard normal distribution question!!
assume that adults have IQ scores that are normally distributed with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation 20. Find P15, which is the IQ score separating the bottom 15% from the top 85%.
how do i find this!
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hmdp4 Group Title
Standard normal distribution question!! assume that adults have IQ scores that are normally distributed with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation 20. Find P15, which is the IQ score separating the bottom 15% from the top 85%. how do i find this!
 2 years ago
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You're looking for the 15th percentile. You need to find the zscore corresponding to a proportion/probability of 0.1500, then use the zscore formula to solve for x.
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This site is rather good for straightforward notes and formulas: http://stattrek.com/probabilitydistributions/standardnormal.aspx?Tutorial=Stat
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dw:1349413921591:dw
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Here's a Ztable if you need it: http://www.math.unb.ca/~knight/utility/NormTble.htm
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i still dont understand.
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CliffSedge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Do you have a calculator with an inverse normal function?
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If not, you'll need to use that ztable that I linked to. Find the P=0.1500 in the body of the table and read across to the margins to find the associated Zscore. Sometimes you have to estimate between two values and pick the closest one. follow the stattrek.com link to get the zscore formula, plug in your z, µ, and σ, and solve for x.
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