February 22, 2017

Homework Help: Statistics

Posted by Student on Monday, August 11, 2008 at 2:11pm.

A confidence interval was used to estimate the proportion of statistics students that are females. A random sample of 72 statistics students generated the following 90% confidence interval: (0.438, 0.642). Based on the interval above, is the population proportion of females equal to 0.60?
a) No, and we are 90% sure of it.
b) No. The proportion is 54.17%.
c) Maybe. 0.60 is a believable value of the population proportion based on the information above.
d) Yes, and we are 90% sure of it.

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