The scores on a standardized test are normally distributed with a mean of 500 and a standard deviation of 60. Jake scored 520 on the test. What percent of students scored below Jake? Include a step by step description of the process you used to find that percentage. (Round your answer to the nearest whole number.)

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Answer:63 percent student scored below Jake.Step-by-step explanation:For finding the percentile Step 1: Subtracting mean from Jake’s score =520-500 =20 Step 2: Calculating z-score The z-Score is found by dividing the difference obtained in step 1 by SD of the data z-score=  20/60 z-score=0.333 Step 3: Converting the z-score to percentile The z-score will be converted to percentile using the z-score to percentile conversion table, the value of percentile for 0.3333 is 63rd .  So, 63 percent students scored below Jake.