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A simple random sample of size n is drawn from a population that is normally distributed. The sample mean, x, is found to be 113, and the sample standard deviation, s, is found to be 10.

(a) Construct a 90% confidence interval about μ if the sample size, n, is 22.

(b) Construct a 90% confidence interval about μ if the sample size, n, is 15.

(c) Construct an 80% confidence interval about μ if the sample size, n, is 22.

(d) Could we have computed the confidence intervals in parts (a)-(c) if the population had not been normally distributed?

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(a) Construct a 90% confidence interval about μ if the sample size, n, is 22.

Lower bound:?

Upper bound: ?

Answer #1

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be 115, and the sample standard deviation, s, is found to be 10.
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simple random sample of size n is drawn from a population that
is normally distributed. The sample mean, x overbar, is found to
be 112, and the sample standard deviation, s, is found to be
10.
(a) Construct a 90% confidence interval about mu if the
sample size, n, is 19.
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size, n, is 12.
(c) Construct an 80% confidence interval about mu if the
sample size,...

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is normally distributed. The sample mean, x overbar, is found to
be 109, and the sample standard deviation, s, is found to be
10.
(a) Construct a 95% confidence interval about mu if the
sample size, n, is 18.
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is normally distributed. The sample? mean, is found to be 112?, and
the sample standard? deviation, s, is found to be 10.
?(a) Construct a 95?% confidence interval about
mu? if the sample? size, n, is 18.
?(b) Construct a 95?% confidence interval about
mu? if the sample? size, n, is 11.
?(c) Construct a 70?% confidence interval about
mu? if the sample? size, n, is 18....

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is normally distributed. The sample mean, x overbar, is found to
be 111, and the sample standard deviation, s, is found to be 10.
(a) Construct a 96% confidence interval about mu if the sample
size, n, is 23. (b) Construct a 96% confidence interval about mu
if the sample size, n, is 27. (c) Construct a 98% confidence
interval about mu if the sample size, n,...

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is normally distributed. The sample mean, x overbar, is found to
be 110, and the sample standard deviation, s, is found to be
10.
(a) Construct an 80% confidence interval about mu if the
sample size, n, is 29.
(b) Construct an 80% confidence interval about mu if the
sample size, n, is 21.
(c) Construct a 70% confidence interval about mu if the
sample size, n,...

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is normally distributed. The sample mean, x overbar, is found to
be 115, and the sample standard deviation, s, is found to be 10.
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size, n, is 16. (b) Construct a 98% confidence interval about mu
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