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Topic: Need help with a statistics problem
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Guy Tyler

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Need help with a statistics problem
Posted: Jul 11, 1996 5:40 PM
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Its been years since I had statistics in college. I was wondering if
someone could help my solve the following 'simple' problem:

Suppose you have some sort of competition in which Team A averages a
score of 272, with a standard deviation of 50.0.

Team B averages a score of 222, with a standard deviation of 60.0

What is the probability (through random chance) that Team B will beat
Team A? What is the formula for this?? I know it *should* be simple,
but I just can't remember it.

Thanks in advance!! Email replies are more than welcome and would be
greatly appreciated as I do not check newsgroups as often as email.

Guy Tyler





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