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Suppose that the distribution of the weight of a

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Problem 7E

Problem 7E

Suppose that the distribution of the weight of a prepackaged “1-pound bag” of carrots is N(1.18, 0.072) and the distribution of the weight of a prepackaged “3-pound bag” of carrots is N(3.22, 0.092). Selecting bags at random, find the probability that the sum of three 1-pound bags exceeds the weight of one 3-pound bag. Hint: First determine the distribution of Y, the sum of the three, and then compute P(Y > W), where W is the weight of the 3-pound bag.

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Textbook: Probability and Statistical Inference
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