Alexa is the popular virtual assistant developed by Amazon. Alexa interacts with users using artificial intelligence and voice recognition. It can be used to perform daily tasks such as making to-do lists, reporting the news and weather, and interacting with other smart devices in the home. In 2018, the Amazon Alexa app was downloaded some 2,800 times per day from the Google Play store.† Assume that the number of downloads per day of the Amazon Alexa app is normally distributed with a mean of 2,800 and standard deviation of 860.  a)Suppose that Google has designed its servers so there is probability 0.02 that the number of Amazon Alexa app downloads in a day exceeds the servers' capacity and more servers have to be brought online. How many Amazon Alexa app downloads per day are Google's servers designed to handle? (Round your answer to the nearest integer.)downloads per day

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Alexa is the popular virtual assistant developed by Amazon. Alexa interacts with users using artificial intelligence and voice recognition. It can be used to perform daily tasks such as making to-do lists, reporting the news and weather, and interacting with other smart devices in the home. In 2018, the Amazon Alexa app was downloaded some 2,800 times per day from the Google Play store.† Assume that the number of downloads per day of the Amazon Alexa app is normally distributed with a mean of 2,800 and standard deviation of 860.

 
 
a)Suppose that Google has designed its servers so there is probability 0.02 that the number of Amazon Alexa app downloads in a day exceeds the servers' capacity and more servers have to be brought online. How many Amazon Alexa app downloads per day are Google's servers designed to handle? (Round your answer to the nearest integer.)
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Given data

Mean = 2800

Standard deviation = 860

Probability = 0.02

Amazon A...

P(Z > z)
= 0.02
P(Z z) >1 - P(Z > z) = 1 - 0.02 0.98
Finding the value of z corresponding to p = 0.98 = 2.054(From Excel
NORM.S.INV(0.98))
X -
х
2800
Z =
860
X 2800
2.054 =
860
2.054 x 860 +2800 = 4566.44 4567
X
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P(Z > z) = 0.02 P(Z z) >1 - P(Z > z) = 1 - 0.02 0.98 Finding the value of z corresponding to p = 0.98 = 2.054(From Excel NORM.S.INV(0.98)) X - х 2800 Z = 860 X 2800 2.054 = 860 2.054 x 860 +2800 = 4566.44 4567 X

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