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Just before a referendum on a school budget, a local newspaper polls 357 voters to predict whether the budget will pass. Suppose the budget has the support of 52%

of the voters. What is the probability that the newspaper's sample will lead it to predict defeat?

(Can someone please show me how to do this on TI-84 Plus calculator?)

Answer #1

Just before a referendum on a school budget, a local newspaper
polls 368
voters to predict whether the budget will pass. Suppose the
budget has the support of 55%
of the voters. What is the probability that the newspaper's
sample will lead it to predict defeat?
How would you enter this into your TI-84 Plus CE calculator?

Just before a referendum on a school budget, a local newspaper
polls 407 voters to predict whether the budget will pass. Suppose
the budget has the support of 52% of the voters. What is the
probability that the newspaper's sample will lead it to predict
defeat?

Just before a referendum on a school budget, a local newspaper
polls 358 voters to predict whether the budget will pass. Suppose
the budget has the support of 52% of the voters. What is the
probability that the newspaper's sample will lead it to predict
defeat?
The probability is ?
(Round to three decimal places as needed.)

just before a referendum on a school budget, a local newspaper
polls 397 voters to predict whether the budget will pass. Suppose
the budget has the support of 55% of the voters. What is the
probability that the newspaper's sample will lead it to predict
defeat?

Just before a referendum on a school budget, a local newspaper
polls 433 voters to predict whether the budget will pass. Suppose
the budget has the support of 55% of the voters. What is the
probability that the newspaper's sample will lead it to predict
defeat? The probability is __

Just before a referendum on a school budget, a local newspaper
polls 406 voters to predict whether the budget will pass. Suppose
the budget has the support of 55% of the voters. What is the
probability that the newspaper's sample will lead it to predict
defeat?
The probability is [ ]

ust before a referendum on a school budget, a local newspaper
polls 403 voters to predict whether the budget will pass. Suppose
the budget has the support of 55 % of the voters. What is the
probability that the newspaper's sample will lead it to predict
defeat? The probability is nothing . (Round to three decimal
places as needed.).

15. A local newspaper polls 400 voters in an attempt to predict
whether the budget will pass. Suppose that the budget actually has
the support of 52% of the voters. What is the probability that the
newspaper’s sample will lead them to predict defeat (less than 50%
support the budget)?
a. 0.212 b. 0.52 c. -0.801 d. 0.025

Just before Quebec referendum on sovereignty, a local newspaper
polls 400 voters in an attempt to predict whether it would succeed.
Suppose that sovereignty has the support of 48% of the voters. What
is the probability that the news paper’s sample will lead them to
predict victory? Interpret the results in the context of this
problem. Be sure to verify that the assumptions and conditions
necessary for your analysis are met.

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