Chapter 5.3, Problem 3LC

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Textbook Problem

A distribution of English exam scores has μ = 70 and σ = 4. A distribution of history exam scores has μ = 60 and σ = 20. For which exam would a score of *X* = 78 have a higher standing? Explain your answer.

To determine

**To Find:** Which exam would a score of

Explanation

**Given Info:**

The English exam scores has mean of

The distribution of history exam has a mean of

The *X*-score is 78.

**Calculation:**

Use the formula of *z*-score to transform the original raw scores into *z*-scores as follows:

*For English Exam:*

Substitute the value 78 for *X*, 70 for

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