# Another Special Cases of Z-scores

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Briefly explain what percentages of the cases in the normal curve you can obtain by using a z-score of 2.58 as a cutoff point.

Specifically:

A. Discuss the percentages in the middle area (near the mean).

B. Discuss the percentages in the tails.

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Another Special Cases of z-scores

Briefly explain what percentages of the cases in the normal curve you can obtain by using a z-score of 2.58 as a cutoff point. Specifically:

A. Discuss the percentages in the middle area (near the mean).

To start, I looked up z = 2.58 in a z-distribution table.

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The expert briefly explains what percentages of the cases in the normal curve. The percentages in the middle area are given.

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