Friday

August 1, 2014

August 1, 2014

Posted by **terrie** on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 3:16pm.

A sample of 400 randomly selected adults shows that 220 of them like pizza.

Based on the given sample information, do you think that the above claim is true? Why or why not?

- statistics -
**JJ**, Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 4:30pmI tend to think it is true since 220/400 is more than 50% and it was a random sample. If a sample is truly random that we can consider it to be representative of the population.

If they had asked people coming out of a pizza shop, then I would say no.

**Related Questions**

statistics - Use the given information to find the minimum sample size required ...

statistics - 2. Assume that the population proportion of adults having a college...

statistics - opinion polls find that 16 percent of americans adults claim that ...

statistics - A random sample of 80 youths and a second random sample of 120 ...

Probability and Statistics - The school superintendent would like to estimate ...

statistics - A Gallup Poll asked, "In general, how often do you experience ...

Math - Half of a pizza was split evenly among 5 adults, two of whom split their ...

Statistics - Looking for someone to verify my homework answers on identifying ...

statistics - 1.a person selects a card from a deck .it is a red card ,he wns 1$....

math - In a large population of adults, the mean IQ is 112 with a standard ...