NAEP music scores. In Exercise 1.101 (page 61) we examined the distribution of NAEP scores for the twelfth-grade reading skills assessment. For eighthgrade students the average music score is approximately Normal with mean 150 and standard deviation 35. (a) Sketch this Normal distribution. (b) Make a table that includes values of the scores corresponding to plus or minus one, two, and three standard deviations from the mean. Mark these points on your sketch along with the mean. (c) Apply the 689599.7 rule to this distribution. Give the ranges of reading score values that are within one, two, and three standard deviations of the mean.

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