Statistics
posted by Samantha
An opinion poll asks a random sample of 100 college seniors how they view their job prospects. In all, 53 say "Good." The 95% confidence interval has a margin of error of 9.9%.
The sample used actually included 130 college seniors but 30 of the seniors refused to answer. This nonreponse could cause the survey result to be in error.
The error due to nonresponse:
A) is included in the margin of error (9.9%) calculated for the confidence interval.
B) is in addition to the margin of error (9.9%) calculated for the confidence interval.
C) can be ignored because it is random.
D) can be ignored because the sample size is greater than 30.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Statistics
A random sample of 14 college female students revealed their average height was 66.1 inches. a) How many students should be in a samle if a 95% confidence interval is to have a margin of error of only plus/minus 1 inch? 
stat
7. A researcher selects a random sample. A 90% confidence interval for a population mean A) is an interval with margin of error ± 90%. B) has the property that if we repeatedly selected our random sample in exactly the same … 
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 Packaging Company sells soda and claims each can contains 12 oz. A random sample of 15 sodas yielded a sample mean of 11.2 oz. Given the sample standard deviation is 0.3 oz, estimate the margin of error for a 90% confidence interval. 
Statistics
Assume that a random sample is used to estimate a population proportion p. Find the margin of error E that corresponds to the given statistics and confidence level. 95% confidence the sample size is 2096 of which 25%are successes The … 
Statistics
When consumers apply for credit, their credit is rated using the FICO score. A bank manager used a random sample of the credit scores of 18 customers and determined the following 95% confidence interval: (613.6, 708.0) If the sample … 
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 … 
Statistics
Find the margin of error for a 95% confidence interval for estimating the population mean when the sample standard deviation equals 100, with a sample size of (i) 400, (ii) 1600. What is the effect of the sample size? 
Calculus
In a poll of 400 voters in a certain state, 61% said that they opposed a voter ID bill that might hinder some legitimate voters from voting. The margin of error in the poll was reported as 4 percentage points (with a 95% degree of … 
STATISTIC
A study based on a sample of size 25 reported a mean of 94 with a margin of error of 15 for 95% confidence (a) Give the 95% confidence interval. (__________,________) (b) If you wanted 99% confidence for the same study, would your …