Posted by Stacy on .
please help having difficulty with this problem.
It was noted that 40% of the people in Dallas read the morning newspaper. A random sample of 18 people is selected from the city.
On average, how many people would you expect to read the morning newspaper in a sample of 18?

Statistics 
MathGuru,
mean = np = 18 * .40 = ?
I'll let you finish the calculation.