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StatisticsEssentials of Statistics for the Behavioral SciencesA distribution of exam scores has a mean of μ = 78. a. If your score is X = 70, which standard deviation would give you a better grade: σ = 4 or σ = 8? b. If your score is X = 80, which standard deviation would give you a better grade: σ = 4 or σ = 8?BuyFind*launch*

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Chapter 5, Problem 21P

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A distribution of exam scores has a mean of μ = 78.

**a.**If your score is*X =*70, which standard deviation would give you a better grade: σ = 4 or σ = 8?**b.**If your score is*X =*80, which standard deviation would give you a better grade: σ = 4 or σ = 8?

Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

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