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 - Page 337: 11



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$\hat{p}$ is the sample average of the boundaries, hence:$\hat{p}=\frac{0.0268+0.133}{2}=0.0799.$ E is half of the confidence interval, hence:$E=\frac{0.133-0.0268}{2}=0.0531$, hence the confidence interval: $0.0799-0.0531$
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