:> How many people have a "below average" IQ in a population
:> of 99 people with an IQ of 100 and
:> 1 person with an IQ of 110?
: Since IQ follows a normal curve with no skew (mean, median, and mode the
: same), you'd have a heckof a time finding such a group unless you tested
: and picked them deliberately :-).
Actually, IQ scores rise over time (the Flynn Effect), so the tests get
renormed every 15 years. See:
As a result, a person could score significantly higher
in one year than the next, if the renorming occurred in between.
So, in principle, you can find a group of people who, on average, have
higher-than-average IQ scores.
: And the "half under average" is the reason I shudder as all the
: production line jobs get shipped overseas. How stable can a society be
: when many workers in that half can't find jobs that pay enough to feed a
- Andy Barss