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average commuting distance 10.9 miles which is also the mean of a sample of 300 commuters. Sample sd is 6.2 miles . Estimate the true mean using 99% confidence please.

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Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportion/probability ([1-.99]/2) and its Z score.

99% = mean ± Z(SEm)

SEm = SD/√n

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