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StatisticsProbability and Statistics for Engineering and the SciencesThe weight distribution of parcels sent in a certain manner is normal with mean value 12 lb and standard deviation3.5 lb. The parcel service wishes to establish a weight value c beyond which there will be a surcharge. What value of c is such that 99% of all parcels are at least 1 lb under the surcharge weight?BuyFind*launch*

9th Edition

Jay L. Devore

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305251809

Chapter 4.3, Problem 47E

Textbook Problem

The weight distribution of parcels sent in a certain manner is normal with mean value 12 lb and standard deviation3.5 lb. The parcel service wishes to establish a weight value *c* beyond which there will be a surcharge. What value of *c* is such that 99% of all parcels are at least 1 lb under the surcharge weight?

Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences

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