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Assume that human body temperatures are normally distributed with a mean of 98.23 degrees Upper F and a standard deviation of 0.61 degrees Upper F. a. A hospital uses 100.6 degrees Upper F as the lowest temperature considered to be a fever. What percentage of normal and healthy persons would be considered to have a fever? Does this percentage suggest that a cutoff of 100.6 degrees Upper F is appropriate? b. Physicians want to select a minimum temperature for requiring further medical tests. What should that temperature be, if we want only 5.0% of healthy people to exceed it? (Such a result is a false positive, meaning that the test result is positive, but the subject is not really sick.)

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with a mean of 98.18 degrees Upper F and a standard deviation of
0.62 degrees Upper F. a. A hospital uses 100.6 degrees Upper F as
the lowest temperature considered to be a fever. What percentage of
normal and healthy persons would be considered to have a fever?
Does this percentage suggest that a cutoff of 100.6 degrees Upper F
is appropriate? b. Physicians want to select a minimum temperature
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healthy persons would be considered to have a fever? Does this
percentage suggest that a cutoff of 100.6 degrees Upper F is
appropriate?
b. Physicians want to select a minimum temperature for requiring...

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with a mean of
98.22°F
and a standard deviation of
0.64°F.
a. A hospital uses
100.6°F
as the lowest temperature considered to be a fever. What
percentage of normal and healthy persons would be considered to
have a fever? Does this percentage suggest that a cutoff of
100.6°F
is appropriate?
b. Physicians want to select a minimum temperature for requiring
further medical tests. What should that temperature be, if we want
only...

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fever?
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below 98.7℉?
c. Physicians want to select a minimum temperature for requiring
further medical tests. What should the temperature be, if we want
only 2.0%...

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Part A.)
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through (c) below.
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with a mean of 98.2 degrees F and a standard deviation of 0.62
degrees F.
1. Physicians want to select the lowest body temperature
considered to be a fever and decide that only 5% of the population
should exceed the temperature. What values should they use for this
temperature?
2. Suppose that one individual is selected at random. Find the
probability that their temperature will exceed 100 degrees F.
3. Suppose that...

Healthy people have body temperatures that are normally
distributed with a mean of 98.20∘F and a standard deviation of
0.62∘F
(a) If a healthy person is randomly selected, what is the
probability that he or she has a temperature above 98.7∘F?
answer:
(b) A hospital wants to select a minimum temperature for
requiring further medical tests. What should that temperature be,
if we want only 1.5 % of healthy people to exceed it? answer:
NormalDistribution

Healty people have body temperatures that are normally
distributed with a mean of 98.20 °F and a standard deviation of
0.62 °F .
(a) If a healthy person is randomly selected, what is the
probability that he or she has a temperature above 98.8 °F ?
answer:
(b) A hospital wants to select a minimum temperature for
requiring further medical tests. What should that temperature be,
if we want only 2.5 % of healty people to exceed it?

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mean of 98.6 degrees F, as is commonly believed. Also assume that
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probability of getting a mean of 98.2 degrees F or lower. (Verify
that the central limit theorem applies if you are using it.)
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distributed with a mean of 98.20∘F and a standard deviation of
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probability that he or she has a temperature above 99.5∘F? answer:
(b) A hospital wants to select a minimum temperature for requiring
further medical tests. What should that temperature be, if we want
only 1.5 % of healty people to exceed it? answer:
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