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3. the resting body temp of quothealthy adults is normally distributed...

# Question: the resting body temp of quothealthy adults is normally distributed...

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The resting body temp of "healthy adults” is normally distributed and has a mean of 37.0 degrees Celsius with a standard deviation of 0.45 degrees Celsius. A high resting body temperature (fever) usually indicates that an individual is ill.

ii) A medical organisation attempting to manage the spread of a highly contagious disease into a country suggests to measure the body temperature of all individuals entering that country in order to identify those who are likely to be possessing the disease. Calculate the proportion of  "healthy adults” that will have a resting body temp that is greater than 38.0 degrees Celsius. Then calculate the number of “healthy adults” that would be identified as potentially possessing the disease if 8 million entered the country.

ii. Calculate the body temperature that the reading for only 0.5% of “healthy adults” would exceed.

iii. A researcher takes a random sample of 4 “healthy adults”. State the type of distribution that the mean temperature reading of such a sample would have and provide the parameters of this distribution.