Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321836960
ISBN 13: 978-0-32183-696-0

Chapter 7 - Estimates and Sample Sizes - 7-2 Estimating a Population Proportion - Basic Skills and Concepts: 24

Answer

a. 463 b. 0.866 < p < 0.934 c. 0.883 < p < 0.917 d. The 95% confidence interval is wider than the 80% confidence interval. A confidence interval must be wider in order to be more confident that it captures the true value of the population proportion.

Work Step by Step

a. 463 b. 0.866 < p < 0.934 c. 0.883 < p < 0.917 d. The 95% confidence interval is wider than the 80% confidence interval. A confidence interval must be wider in order to be more confident that it captures the true value of the population proportion.
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