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# The total weight of a group of 100 fish is 2,800 pounds. If the weight

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The total weight of a group of 100 fish is 2,800 pounds. If the weight of these fish has a normal distribution and the standard deviation equals 4 pounds, approximately how many of the fish weigh more than 32 pounds?

A. 14
B. 16
C. 34
D. 48
E. 50

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09 Mar 2019, 10:41
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The total weight of a group of 100 fish is 2,800 pounds. If the weight of these fish has a normal distribution and the standard deviation equals 4 pounds, approximately how many of the fish weigh more than 32 pounds?

14
16
34
48
50

I have a feeling this question is from a GRE textbook. The GMAT does not test our knowledge of normal distributions.

Cheers,
Brent
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09 Mar 2019, 10:46
This question belongs to "Crash Course for the GMAT" 4th Edition - Princeton Review.

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The total weight of a group of 100 fish is 2,800 pounds. If the weight of these fish has a normal distribution and the standard deviation equals 4 pounds, approximately how many of the fish weigh more than 32 pounds?

14
16
34
48
50

I have a feeling this question is from a GRE textbook. The GMAT does not test our knowledge of normal distributions.

Cheers,
Brent

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10 Mar 2019, 02:01
The total weight of a group of 100 fish is 2,800 pounds. If the weight of these fish has a normal distribution and the standard deviation equals 4 pounds, approximately how many of the fish weigh more than 32 pounds?

A. 14
B. 16
C. 34
D. 48
E. 50

Normal distribution is NOT tested on the GMAT.

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Re: The total weight of a group of 100 fish is 2,800 pounds. If the weight   [#permalink] 10 Mar 2019, 02:01
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