The weight of football players is normally distributed with a mean of 200 pounds and a standard deviation of 25 pounds. What is the minimum weight of the middle 95% of the players?

1 Answer
Feb 2, 2016

Using the Empirical Rule , 95% of the distribution will fall within #+-2# standard deviations from the mean ...


Two standard deviations is #=2xx25=50# pounds

Minimum Weight #= 200-50=150# pounds

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