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Normal Distribution

Form 5

PAPER 1(SET 1) 1.
X
is a random variable of a normal distribution with a mean of 6.4 and a variance of
1.96. Find
(a)
the z-score if
[1.5]
(b)
[0.4332]
2.
X
is a continuous random variable of a normal distribution with a mean of
and a
standard deviation of
. Find
(a)
the Z-score when
[1.4]
(b)
the value of
when
[-1.96]
[4 marks]
3.
Find the value of
if
(a)
[-1.175]
(b)
[-0.524]
[4 marks]
4.
is a random variable of a normal distribution with a mean of
. Find
and a variance of
(a)
the z-score if
[0.5]
(b)
[0.4235]
[4 marks]
5.
is a random variable which is normally distributed with mean
Find
and variance 16.
(a)
the value of
given that the z-score is 1.5 when
[ 65]
(b)
[0.0668]
[3 marks]
6.
X
is a continuous random variable of a normal distribution with a mean of
and a
standard deviation of
. Find
(a)
the Z-score when
[3.04]
(b)
the value of
when
[1.13]
[4 marks]
7.
The masses of watermelons produced by an orchard have a normal distribution with
a
mean of 3.2 kg and a standard deviation of 0.6 kg.
(a)
Find the mass, in kg, of a watermelon whose Z-score is
[2.9]
(b)
If a watermelon is chosen at random, find the probability that the
watermelon has a mass of at least
kg.[0.7734]
[4 marks]  Prepared by : Puan Hayati Aini Ahmad

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Form 5 8.
The heights of a group of students in SMK Bandar Baru Selayang have a normal
distribution with mean of
cm and a standard deviation of
cm. Calculate the
probability that a student chosen at random from this group
(a)
is taller than
cm[0.1587]
(b)
is between 147 cm and 165.8 cm tall[0.7528]
[4 marks]
9.
The height of employees in a company has a normal distribution with a mean of 160
cm
and a standard deviation of 10 cm. Find
(a)
the height of employees which gives a standard score of 0.8.
(b)
the percentage of employees with height greater than 155 cm[69.15%]
10.
The masses of students in a class normally distributed with a mean of 50 kg and a
standard deviation of 1.2 kg. Find
(a)
the mass, in kg, which is equivalent to the standard score of 0.6.[50.72]
(b)
the percentage of students that have a mass of less than 48 kg.[4.78%]
11.
The masses of students in a school have a normal distribution with a mean of 50 kg
and a standard deviation of 8 kg. Find
(a)
the masses of students which gives a standard score of 0.75
(b)
the percentage of students with mass greater than 38 kg.[93.32%] [3 marks]
12.
The mass of the residents in Kampung Manis is found to be normally distributed with
mean 52 kg and standard deviation 8 kg. Calculate
(a)
the probability that the mass of a resident chosen at random is more than 56
kg.[0.3085]
(b)
the value of
, if 5% of the residents have mass of less than
kg.[38.84]
13.
The mass of durians collected in an orchard has a normal distribution with a mean of
g and a standard deviation of
random with a mass greater than
g is
g. The probability that a durian is chosen at
.
(a)
Find the value of


(b) A total of 4 600 durians are collected. Find the number of durians with mass

[4 marks]

greater than

g



14. The heights of a group of students, in cm, are normally distributed with a mean of

and a standard deviation of

. If 8.08% of the students have heights exceeding 168

 cm and 15.87% of the students have heights less than 160 cm, find the value of and .[163.33 ; 3.333]  Prepared by : Puan Hayati Aini Ahmad

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Form 5

PAPER 1(SET 2)

1.

Given that

, find the value of

.

[2 marks]

2.

If X is a random variable of normal distribution with a mean of 25 and a variance of 1.72, find (a) the Z-value if
[2.211]
(b)
[0.6062]
3.
Find the value of
if
(a)
[1.25]
(b)
[0.2]
[4 marks]
4.
The mass, in kg, of the students in a school are normally distributed with a mean of
45
kg and a variance of 9 kg 2 . Find the standard score for the mass of 48 kg.
5.
X
is a random variable of a normal distribution with mean of 4.8 and a variance of
2.25. Find
(a)
the z-score if
[1.2]
(b)
[0.72627]
6.
If
the random variable X has a normal distribution with mean 45 and standard
deviation
and
, find the value of
.[10.73]
7.
The mass of students in a school has a normal distribution with a mean 60 kg and a
standard deviation of 10 kg. Find
(a)
the mass of the students which gives a standard score of 0.25
(b)
the percentage of students with mass greater than 55 kg.
8.
The mass, in kg, of the students in a school are normally distributed with a mean of
60
kg and a variance of 25 kg 2 . Find the mass that corresponds to the Z-score of
.
9.
M is a random variable of normal distribution with a mean of 120 and a variance of
100. Find
(a)
the Z-score if M=100
(b)
10. The ages, in years, of the members of a squash club are found to be normally
distributed with a mean of 48 and a standard deviation of 6. Find the probability that

a member chosen at random will have an age between 45 and 52.[0.4392]  Prepared by : Puan Hayati Aini Ahmad

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Form 5

11.

12.

Find the value of

(a)

if

[0.24]

(b)

[0.94]

X is a random variable of a normal distribution with a mean of 12.45 and variance of 9. Find (a)
[0.2747]
(b) the value of
if
[14.805]
13.
The life span of a battery is normally distributed with a mean of 200 days and
standard deviation of 30 days. Find
(a)
the life span in days, which is equivalent to the standard score of -2
(b)
the percentage of batteries that have a life span of more than 180
days.[74.52%]
14.
The marks for the Physics test of the students in a class are found to be normally
distributed with a mean of 55 and a standard deviation of 10. If the range of marks
to obtain a credit is from 50 to 70, calculate the percentage of students who
obtained a credit.[62.47%]
15.
Find the value of
if
(a)
[1.14]
(b)
[0.82]
16.
X is a continuous random variable of a normal distribution with a mean of 28 and a
standard deviation of 4. Find
(a)
the z-score when
[1.125]
(b)
the value of
when
[-0.723]
17.
A normal distribution has a mean of 5 and a standard deviation of 2. Calculate the
standard score if
[0.9]

18. The mass of durians produced in an orchard is normally distributed with a mean of 950 g and a standard deviation of 140 g. If a durian is picked at random, calculate the probability that its mass is between 790 g and 1 030 g.[0.5895]  Prepared by : Puan Hayati Aini Ahmad

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Form 5 PAPER 1(SET 3)
1.
Diagram above shows a standard normal distribution graph. The probability
represented by the area of the shaded region is 0.2881.
(a)
Find the value of
[0.8]
(b)
X is a continuous random variable which is normally distributed with a mean
of 80 and a standard deviation of 5. Find the value of
when the z-score is
.
2.
f(z)
z
0
-k
k
Diagram above shows a standardised normal distribution graph.
If
, find
.[0.296]   Prepared by : Puan Hayati Aini Ahmad

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Form 5

3.

4.

5.  Diagram above shows a standardised normal distribution graph. The probability
represented by the shaded region is 0.2846.
(a) Find the value of
.[0.788]
(b) If X is a continuous random variable of a normal distribution with a mean of
68 and a standard deviation of 5, find the value of X when its z-score is
– .[64.06]
f(z)
z
0
k
If
, find
.[0.3352]    Prepared by : Puan Hayati Aini Ahmad

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Form 5

6.

7.

If

, find the value of

[0.7896]  The probability represented by the area of the shaded region is 0.3925.
(a)
Find the value of
[1.24]
(b)
X is a continuous random variable which is normally distributed with a mean
of 72 and a standard deviation of 4. Find the value of X when the Z-score is
.[67.04]
The probability represented by the area of the shaded region is 0.1554.
(a) Find the value of
[0.4]
(b) X is a continuous random variable which is normally distributed with a mean
of
and a standard deviation of

.[162.4]

. Find the value of X when the z-score is [4 marks]   Prepared by : Puan Hayati Aini Ahmad

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Form 5

8.  Diagram above shows a standardised normal distribution graph.
If
, find
If
, find 9.

10. Given that

, find the value of

[0.4]  Prepared by : Puan Hayati Aini Ahmad

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