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Up in the Rockies: Comparing Z-Scores

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The $50$ highest mountain peaks in Colorado have an average height of $13,891.1$ feet. Mount Elbert is the tallest at $14,440$ feet. Standardized z-scores for four of the other mountains (of the $50$ highest) are given below. List these mountains in order from tallest to shortest.

Henry Mountain: $z = -1.64$
Mount Massive: $z = 1.40$
Mount Powell: $z = -0.80$
Pike's Peak: $z = 0.58$

A

Henry Mountain, Mount Massive, Mount Powell, Pike's Peak

B

Pike's Peak, Mount Powell, Mount Massive, Henry Mountain

C

Mount Massive, Pike's Peak, Mount Powell, Henry Mountain

D

Henry Mountain, Mount Powell, Pike's Peak, Mount Massive

E

Pike's Peak, Mount Massive, Henry Mountain, Mount Powell