Statistics
posted by Hope .
If someone gives you a sample mean and a standard deviation, you can find a confidence interval. But what if someone gives you the confidence interval instead and asks you to find the sample mean? How can you do that? Here's an example: a 95% confidence interval for a mean is 9.5 to 12.5. What is the sample mean?

Statistics 
MathGuru
Take the two values, add together, then divide by 2. That value will be the mean.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Statistics
Which of the following statements correctly interprets a 95% confidence interval on a population mean? 
RES 341
A sample of 300 is taken and the sample mean is computed to be 7.65 and the sample standard deviation is 5. Assume the data is ratio level. Compute the 95% confidence interval on the mean. Compute the 3.9% confidence interval on the … 
statistics
A sample of 134 golfers showed that their average score on a particular golf course was 87.43 with a standard deviation of 4.53. Answer each of the following (show all work and state the final answer to at least two decimal places.): … 
statistics
A simple random sample of 60 items resulted in a sample mean of 80. The population standard deviation is 15. a) Compute the 95 % confidence interval for the population mean. b) Assume that the same sample mean was obtained from a sample … 
statistics
A sample of 106 golfers showed that their average score on a particular golf course was 87.98 with a standard deviation of 5.39. Answer each of the following (show all work and state the final answer to at least two decimal places.): … 
Statistics
A 95% confidence interval for a population mean, ? 
Statistics
1. A study of 40 people found that they could do on the average15 pull ups with a standard deviation of .6. Find the 99% confidence interval for the mean of the population. 2. A study of 50 pizza delivery workers found that they could … 
Math Statistics
5. Students in an introductory statistics class were asked to report the age of their mothers when they were born. Summary statistics include Sample size: 36 students Sample mean: 29.643 years Sample standard deviation: 4.564 years … 
Statistics
A random sample of 90 observations produced a mean that = 25.9 and a standard deviation s =2.4 (a)Find a 95% confidence interval for u (b)Find a 90% confidence interval for u (c)Find a 99% confidence interval for u (Use integers or … 
Statistics (42)
A simple random sample of 60 items resulted in a sample mean of 96. The population standard deviation is 16. a. Compute the 95% confidence interval for the population mean (to 1 decimal). ( , ) b. Assume that the same sample mean was …