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Need help with a statistics problem
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Last Post:
Jul 15, 1996 3:27 PM




Need help with a statistics problem
Posted:
Jul 11, 1996 5:40 PM


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



