Chapter 6.4, Problem 29E

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Ron Larson

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**Quality Control** A company manufactures wooden yardsticks. The lengths of the yardsticks are normally distributed with a mean of 36 inches and a standard deviation of 0.2 inch. Use a symbolic integration utility or a graphing utility to find the probability that a yardstick chosen at random is

(a) longer than 35.5 inches.

(b) longer than 35.9 inches.

**(a)**

To determine

**To calculate:** The probability of the yard stick chosen at random is longer than

Explanation

**Given Information:**

The mean length of the yardstick is

**Calculation:**

Use excel to find the probability. Steps to use excel is as follows:

Step 1: Add the function “NORM.DIST” in the excel.

Step 2: Add the values of the “*x*”, mean, standard deviation and cumulative as “=NORM.DIST(35.5,36,0.2, TRUE)” in the cell as shown in the below snip.

Step 3: Once you press enter, the result is obtained as the result is for the

Therefore, the probability for

**(b)**

To determine

**To calculate:** The probability of the yard stick chosen at random is longer than

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