Assume that the test scores from a college admissions test are normally distributed, with a mean of 450 and a standard deviation of 100. a. What percentage of the people taking the test score between 400 and 500? b. Suppose someone receives a score of 630. What percentage of the people taking the test score better? What percentage score worse? c. If a particular university will not admit anyone scoring below 480, what percentage of the persons taking the test would be acceptable to the university?

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Assume that the test scores from a college admissions test are normally distributed, with a mean of 450 and a standard deviation of 100.

  1. a. What percentage of the people taking the test score between 400 and 500?
  2. b. Suppose someone receives a score of 630. What percentage of the people taking the test score better? What percentage score worse?
  3. c. If a particular university will not admit anyone scoring below 480, what percentage of the persons taking the test would be acceptable to the university?

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