# Normal distribution problem: Mean = 10; SD = 2; X=8, X=12 A farmer believes that the yields of his tomato plants have a normal distribution with an average yield of 10 lbs. and a standard deviation of 2 lbs. The farmer would like to identify the plants which yield the highest 5% and save them for breeding purposes.  Calculate the yield which separates the highest 5% of yields from the lowest 95% of yields. Q: Do I use a Norm.Dist function in Excel to calculate the highest 5% and the lowest 95%? Thanking you in advance for your help!

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Normal distribution problem: Mean = 10; SD = 2; X=8, X=12

A farmer believes that the yields of his tomato plants have a normal distribution with an average yield of 10 lbs. and a standard deviation of 2 lbs. The farmer would like to identify the plants which yield the highest 5% and save them for breeding purposes.  Calculate the yield which separates the highest 5% of yields from the lowest 95% of yields.

Q: Do I use a Norm.Dist function in Excel to calculate the highest 5% and the lowest 95%?

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