Test: Statistics

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A student scores a  on the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT). A college admissions committee does not know how the exam is scored; however, they do know the scores of the exam form a normal distribution pattern. They also know the mean score and standard deviation of the population of students that took the test.

 

Using this information, determine whether or not the student scored well on the SAT.

The student scored poorly: below a single standard deviation of the mean.

The student scored well: above a single standard deviation of the mean.

The student's score was average: similar to the mean.

The student scored very well: above two standard deviations of the mean.

The student scored very poorly: below two standard deviations of the mean.

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