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In a certain population, body weights are normally distributed with a mean of 152 pounds and a standard deviation of 26 pounds. How many people must be surveyed if we want to estimate the percentage who weigh more than 180 pounds? Assuming that we want 96% confidence that the error is no more than

2 percentage points. I have no idea how to do this.

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The number of people surveyed is **1271** and it is obtained below:

Let us define the random variable *X* as the body weig...

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