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a sample of 100 persons had a mean of 80 for a measure and the population standard deviation of 5. what ia the 99% confidence interval for the mean?

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99% = mean ± 2.575 SEm

SEm = SD/√n

Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportion related to the Z score.

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