Statistics Question

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Andre is fearless circus performer who gets shot from a special cannon during the grand finale of the show and is supposed to land on a safety net at the other side of the arena. The distance he travels varies, but is normally distributed with a mean of 150 feet and a standard deviation of 10 feet. The landing net is 30 feet long.

A.To maximize the probability of landing on the net, how far away from the cannon should he position the nearest edge of the net?


B. Identify two different (statistical) strategies that can be implemented so that the probability of Andre’s survival increases (while performing the act).