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SAT Score Comparison

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Many universities require applicants to submit test scores from either the SAT or the ACT.

Recent scores on the SAT have a mean of $1509$ and a standard deviation of $312$ and scores on the ACT have a mean of $21$ and a standard deviation of $4.7$.

Nick's application includes an SAT score of $2003$ and Jordan's application reports an ACT score of $27$.

Who is more likely to be admitted, based only on these scores?

A

Nick is more likely to be admitted than Jordan.

B

Jordan is more likely to be admitted than Nick.

C

Nick and Jordan are equally likely to be admitted.

D

We cannot compare the likelihood of admission with these scores.