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The random variable X denotes the time taken for a computer link to be made between the terminal in an executive's office and the computer at a remote factory site.  It is known that X has a normal distribution with mean 15 seconds and a standard deviation 3 seconds. P(X>20) has value.

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Jim S. | Physics (and math) are fun, reallyPhysics (and math) are fun, really
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Hi Vivian,
                Z for this condition is Z=(20-15)/3 = 1.67. The probability that Z is greater than this i.e. that X>20 is p=.04746 from a standard table of the cumulative normal distribution.
 
Jim