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A random sample of 336 medical doctors showed that 160 had a solo practice.

(a) Let *p* represent the proportion of all medical
doctors who have a solo practice. Find a point estimate for
*p*. (Use 3 decimal places.)

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(b) Find a 99% confidence interval for *p*. (Use 3 decimal
places.)

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Give a brief explanation of the meaning of the interval.

1% of the confidence intervals created using this method would include the true proportion of physicians with solo practices.

1% of the all confidence intervals would include the true proportion of physicians with solo practices.

99% of the all confidence intervals would include the true proportion of physicians with solo practices.

99% of the confidence intervals created using this method would include the true proportion of physicians with solo practices.

(c) As a news writer, how would you report the survey results
regarding the percentage of medical doctors in solo practice?

Report the confidence interval.

Report the margin of error.

Report *p̂* along with the margin of error.

Report *p̂*.

What is the margin of error based on a 99% confidence interval?
(Use 3 decimal places.) ___________________

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