Question

Many educational institutions award three levels of Latin honors
often based on GPA. These are *com laude* (with high
praise), *magna com laude* (with great praise), and
*summa com laude* (with highest praise). Requirements vary
from school to school. Suppose the GPAs at State College are
normally distributed with a mean of 2.75 and standard deviation of
0.43.

(a) Suppose State College awards the top 2% of students (based
on GPA) with the *summa com laude* honor. What GPA gets you
this honor? **Round your answer to 2 decimal
places.**

____GPA or higher

(b) Suppose State College awards the top 10% of students (based on
GPA) with the *magna com laude* honor. What GPA gets you
this honor? **Round your answer to 2 decimal
places.**

____ GPA or higher

(c) Suppose State College awards the top 20% of students (based on
GPA) with the *com laude* honor. What GPA gets you this
honor? **Round your answer to 2 decimal
places.**

____ GPA or higher

Answer #1

How Laude? Many educational institutions award
three levels of Latin honors often based on GPA. These are c**
laude (with high praise), magna c** laude (with great
praise), and summa c** laude (with highest praise).
Requirements vary from school to school. Suppose the GPAs at State
College are normally distributed with a mean of 2.9 and standard
deviation of 0.43.
(a) Suppose State College awards the top 2% of students (based
on GPA) with the summa c** laude honor. What...

How Laude? Many educational institutions award
three levels of Latin honors often based on GPA. These are
laude (with high praise), magna laude (with great
praise), and summa laude (with highest praise).
Requirements vary from school to school. Suppose the GPAs at State
College are normally distributed with a mean of 3 and standard
deviation of 0.41.
(a) Suppose State College awards the top 2% of students (based
on GPA) with the summa laude honor. What GPA gets you this...

How Laude? Many educational institutions award
three levels of Latin honors often based on GPA. These are
laude (with high praise), magna laude (with great
praise), and summa laude (with highest praise).
Requirements vary from school to school. Suppose the GPAs at State
College are normally distributed with a mean of 2.95 and standard
deviation of 0.49.
(a) Suppose State College awards the top 2% of students (based
on GPA) with the summa laude honor. What GPA gets you this...

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