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# Use the following to answer the questions below:It is generally believed that the heights of adults ...

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Use the following to answer the questions below:

It is generally believed that the heights of adults males in the U.S. are approximately normally distributed with mean 70 inches (5 feet, 10 inches) and standard deviation 3 inches and that the heights of adult females in the U.S. are also approximately normally distributed with mean 64 inches (5 feet, 4 inches) and standard deviation 2.5 inches. A small university is considering custom ordering beds for their dorm rooms. Answer the following questions about the lengths of beds in dorm rooms at this university.

The university plans on ordering custom sized beds such that 99% of male students are expected to fit in them when lying perfectly straight. What length beds should they order? Round your answer to the nearest inch.

▸ 75 inches

▸ 77 inches

▸ 78 inches

▸ 76 inches
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