Asked Sep 15, 2019

IQ scores have a bell-shaped distribution with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15.

a. What percentage of IQ scores are between 55 and 145?

b. What two IQ scores have 68% of the IQ scores between them?


Expert Answer

Step 1

Given Data

Mean = 100

Standard Deviation = 15


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100 O 15

Step 2

Let X denote the IQ score

a) percentage of IQ scores are between 55 and 145


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P(55X145) P(X 145) - P(X Changing into standard normal variate (55 - и P 55) 145 100 45-2) P(1451 10)-(10) 55 100 X — и _ P z s = P(z < - P(z 3) P(z -3) (P(z 3) 0.99865 From excel NORM. S. DIST (3, TRUE) (P(z -3) 0.00135 From excel NORM. S. DIST(-3, TRUE) = 0.99865 - 0.00 135 0.9973 scores are between 55 and 145 99.73% percentage of IQ

Step 3

b) two IQ scores have 68% of the IQ scores between are 

As per the empirical rule 68% i...


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So, the scores are uto 100 ±15 = (85, 105) two IQ scores have 68% of the IQ scores are between 85 and 105


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