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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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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.

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This question belongs to "Crash Course for the GMAT" 4th Edition - Princeton Review.

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SajjadAhmad wrote:
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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SajjadAhmad wrote:
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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