# Data in 1980 showed that about 48% of the adult population had never smoked cigarettes. In 2004, a national health survey interviewed a random sample of 5000 adults and found that 54% had never been smokers. Create a 95% confidence

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Data in 1980 showed that about 48% of the adult population had never smoked cigarettes. In 2004, a national health survey interviewed a random sample of 5000 adults and found that 54% had never been smokers. Create a 95% confidence interval for the proportion of adults in 2004...

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A Gallup Poll asked, "In general, how often do you experience stress in your daily life - never, rarely, sometimes, or frequently?" Gallup's report said, "Results are based on telephone interviews with 1,027 national adults, aged 18 and older, conducted Dec. 6-9, 2007." What ...

### Intro toEpidemiology and health data anaysisl

If the mean number of cigarettes smoked by pregnant women is 12 and the standard deviation is 8, find the probability that in a random sample of 100 pregnant women the mean number of cigarettes smoked will be greater than 20. What does this mean (within your population).

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Based on the data collected by the National Centre for health Statistics and made available to the public in the Sample Adult database, it was found that the percentage of adults who have at some point in their life been told that they have hypertension was 24 percent. Suppose...

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Based on the data collected by the National Centre for health Statistics and made available to the public in the Sample Adult database, it was found that the percentage of adults who have at some point in their life been told that they have hypertension was 15%. Suppose that a...

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Based on data collected by the National Center for Health Statistics and made available to the public in the Sample Adult database (A-5), an estimate of the percentage of adults who have at some point in their life been told they have hypertension is 23.53 percent. If we ...

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About one fifth of the adult population in the United States smoked in 2005. Within the part of the population that smoked, sixth of twenty five of them were aged 25 to 44. What fraction of the adult population in the United States was aged 25 to 44 and smoked?

### Biostatitics

Based on data collected by the National Center for Health Statistics and made available to the public in the Sample Adult database, an estimate of the percentage of adults who indicated to have at some point of their life been tested for HIV is 32 percent of U.S. adults in the...

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n 1966, the U.S. Surgeon General's health warnings began appearing on cigarette packages. Data gathered after 1965 indicate that public awareness of the health hazards of smoking has had some effect on consumption of cigarettes. The percentage, p, of the total population (18 ...

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Based on data collected by the National Center for Health Statistics and made available to the public in the Sample Adult database, an estimate of the percentage of adults who have at some point in their life been told they have hypertension is 23.53 percent. If we select a ...

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A random sample of 80 youths and a second random sample of 120 adults showed that 18 of the youths and 10 of the adults had been ticketed for careless driving. Use a 1% level of significance to test the claim that youth have a higher proportion of careless drivers than adults ...

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A recent survey of students on the question “Do you think the United States should retain or abolish the use of the penny as a coin of currency?” showed that 20 of the 28 students thought that the United States should retain the penny. Consider this class as a random ...

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Looking for someone to verify my homework answers on identifying the sample and population...... 1) A group of 50,000 randomly selected adults were survey about whether they drink at least 6 - 8 oz glasses of water each day. Only 35% said yes to the question. Q: What is the ...

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In North American, female adult heights are approximately normal with a mean of 65 inches and a standard deviation of 3.5 inches. a.) If one female is selected at Random, what is the probablility that shes has a height 70 inches or higher? b.) The heights of 50 females were ...

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The National AIDS Behavioral Surveys interviewed a sample of adults in the cities where AIDS is most common. This sample included 789 heterosexuals who reported having more than one sexual partner in the past year. We can consider this an SRS of size 789 from the population of...

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The National AIDS Behavioral Surveys interviewed a sample of adults in the cities where AIDS is most common. This sample included 782 heterosexuals who reported having more than one sexual partner in the past year. We can consider this an SRS of size 782 from the population of...

### basic statistics for the behavioral sciences

on a standard test of motor coordination, a sports psychologist found that the population of a average bowlers had a mean scores of 24,with a standard deviation of 6. she tested a random sample of 30 bowling alley and found a sample mean of 26, a second random sample of 30 ...

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Politicians are interested in knowing the opinions of their constituents on important issues. One administrative assistant to a senator claims that more than 63% of adult women favor stricter gun laws. A recent telephone survey (randomly generated phone numbers were used) of ...

### Calculus

According to the National Health Survey, the heights of adult males in the United States are normally distributed with mean 69.0 inches and standard deviation 2.8 inches. A. What is the probability that an adult male chosen at random is between 61 inches and 71 inches tall? B...

### Psychology Statistics

Determine whether the numerical value is a parameter or a statistic? In a phone survey of 100 random homes in a country, 21 families had garages. Is this a parameter because the data set of 100 random homes is a population? Is this a statistic, because the data set of 100 ...

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can please someone check my answer Q.) 30% of the adult population was offline in terms of being able or willing to access the internet. New data relating to the year 2010 (sourced from The Office for National Statistics) indicated that this group numbered 9.2 million in 2010...

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According to a survey 35% of adults are against using animals for research. Assume that this result holds true for the current population of all adullts. Let X be the number of adults who are against using animals for research in a random sample of 2 adults. Find the ...

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How U.S. Citizens Want to Balance the Budget, July 2011 Chart: (Survey conducted July 7-10, 2011, with a random sample of 1,016 adults, For results based on the total sample of national adults, one can say with 95% confidence that the maximum margin of sampling error is ±4 ...

### Algebra

In 1966, the U.S. Surgeon General's health warnings began appearing on cigarette packages. Data gathered after 1965 indicate that public awareness of the health hazards of smoking has had some effect on consumption of cigaretts. The percentage, p, of the total population (18 ...

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In a poll of 100 adults, 45% reported they believed in “faith healing.” (USA Today, 20 April 1998). Based on this survey, a “95% confidence interval” for the proportion in the population who believe in faith healing is about 42% to 48%. If this poll had been based ...

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What is the purpose of nicotine replacement therapy? A. To reduce the number of cigarettes smoked B. To reduce the food cravings of a smoking patient who is cutting down on the number of cigarettes smoked per day. C. To replce the nicotine lost with smoking cessation. D. To ...

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The scores of students on the ACT college entrance examination in a recent year had a normal distribution with a mean of 18.6 and a standard deviation of 5.9. A simple random sample of 50 students who took the exam is selected for study: A) What is the shape, mean, and ...

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A recent survey found that 63% of all adults over 50 wear glasses for driving. In a random sample of 80 adults over 50, what is the mean and standard deviation of those that wear glasses?

### Elementary Stats

A recent survey found that 70% of all adults over 50 wear glasses for driving. In a random sample of 10 adults over 50, what is the probability that exactly eight wear glasses?

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Professor Smith conducted a class exercise in which students ran a computer program to generate random samples from a population that had a mean of 50 and a standard deviation of 9mm. Each of Smith's students took a random sample of size n and calculated the sample mean. Smith...

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A recent survey found that 72% of all adults over 50 wear glasses for driving. In a random sample of 100 adults over 50, what is the mean and standard deviation of the numbe who wear glasses?

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A recent survey found that 70% of all adults over 50 wear glasses for driving. In a random sample of 10 adults over 50, what is the probability that exactly eight wear glasses?

### economy

Can you please help me solve the first problem of Working with the Data in Chapter 4 (page 136 #1) of Macroeconomics Fifth Edition by Stephen D. Williamson? I need all the steps of how to solve the problem 1. The employment-population ratio, from the Current Population Survey...

### Statistics: Two Sample Population Confidence Inter

Two Sample Population Confidence Interval: Before an intensive TV advertising campaign, the producers of Nike athletic shoes find that 30 of a random sample of 217 upper-income adults were aware of their new leisure shoe line. A second random sample of 352 such adults is taken...

### 7th grade math

In 2004, about 14 percent of the estimated total population of the United States was found to be Hispanic. At that time about 1/25 of the Hispanic Population was Cuban, and about 2/3 of the Cuban population lived in Florida. What fraction of the total U.S. population was Cuban...

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Participants from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003–2004, had a mean BMI of 28.3 with a standard deviation of 6.0. Assuming BMI is normally distributed, what proportion of the participants had a BMI measure over 35?

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opinion polls find that 16 percent of americans adults claim that they never have time to relax. suppose you take a random sample of 400 american adults and count the number X in your sample and claim that they never never have time to relax.

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Politicians are interested in knowing the opinions of their constituents on important issues. One administrative assistant to a senator claims that more than 63% of adult women favor stricter gun laws. A recent telephone survey of 1026 adults by IBR Polls found that 65.9% of ...

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2. Assume that the population proportion of adults having a college degree is 0.35. A random sample of 200 adults is to be selected to test this claim. A) What is the shape, mean, and standard deviation of the sampling distribution of the sample proportion for samples of size ...

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A random sample of 2000 adults showed that 1120 of them have stopped at least once on the Internet. What is the (approximate) probability that a randomly selected adult has stopped on the Internet? Give your answer in 4 decimal places.

### Basic Statistics

Historically, the proportion of adults over the age of 24 who smoke has been estimated to be .30. You want to take a sample to estimate the current proportion of adults over the age of 24 who smoke within 3% at 95% accuracy. When you completed the sample you found that 114 of ...

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For each of the following questions, decide whether or not the sample data can be used to construct a confidence interval. How do I go about determining if the sample data can be used to construct a confidence interval? Example: To help consumers assess the risks they are ...

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A simple random sample of a size n is drawn from a population that is normally distributed. The sample mean, x is found to be 110, and the sample standard deviation, s, is found to be 10. A- Construct a 95% confidence interval about u if the sample size, n, is 17

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From random sample of 200 college students, 40 students indicated that they smoke cigarettes. Use the information from the sample to calculate a 95% confidence interval for the population proportion of college students that smoke cigarettes (round to nearest hundredth). A. (0....

### Terminology

Identify the population of interest and sample in the following statement. A survey of 1000 adults in the United States found that 12% prefer to take their vacation during the winter months

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I was given a table that showed a simple random sample of adults' age and annual income living in suburb of a large city. a) What is the probability that a person chosen at random from those in this sample will be the 31-45 age category? The answer I got is .43 or 43%. b) What...

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Identify the population, and the sample in each of the following: A small college has 275 tenured full and associate professors. Twenty professors are randomly chosen to take part in a survey about the incorporation of technology into their teaching approach. A survey of 1023 ...

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In 1980, the population of a certain country was about 161 000. since then the population has decreased about 1% per year. a. find an equation to model the population since 1980 b. estimate the population in 1990 c. suppose the current trend continues. predict the population ...

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The U.S. Geological Survey compiled historical data about Old Faithful Geyser (Yellowstone National Park) from 1870 to 1987. Let x1 be a random variable that represents the time interval (in minutes) between Old Faithful eruptions for the years 1948 to 1952. Based on 9260 ...

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a citizens group wants to determine people's opinions about a new road. The members of the group conduct a survey at the largest part of the mall in the city. Which best describes the sampling method used by the citizens' group? A.) convenience sample B.) random sample...

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Do more than 50% of US adults get enough sleep? According to the Gallup organization's December 2004 Lifestyle Poll, 55% of US adults said that they get enough sleep. The poll was based on a random sample of 1003 adults. Test an appropriate hypothesis and state your conclusion...

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Do more than 50% of US adults get enough sleep? According to the Gallup organization's December 2004 Lifestyle Poll, 55% of US adults said that they get enough sleep. The poll was based on a random sample of 1003 adults. Test an appropriate hypothesis and state your conclusion...

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One of the questions on a survey of 1,000 adults asked if today's children will be better off than their parents (Rasmussen Reports website October 26, 2012). Representative data are shown in the file ChildOutlook. A response of Yes indicates that the adult surveyed did think ...

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In a prior sample of U.S. adults, the Center for Disease Control (CDC), found that 10% of the people in this sample had pinworm but the margin of error for the population estimate was too large. They want an estimate that is in error by no more than 1.5 percentage points at ...

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A recent study was designed to compare smoking habits of young women with those of young men. A random sample of 150 women revealed that 45 smoked. A random sample of 100 men indicated that 25 smoked. At the 0.05 significance level does the evidence show that a higher ...

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a random sample of 1000 people was chosen for a survey. 80% of them had health insurance. Find the 95% confidence interval

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According to one survey, the mean serum cholesterol level for U.S. adults was 195.1, with a standard deviation of 41.5. A simple random sample of 95 adults is chosen. Find the 46 percentile for the sample mean. Write only a number as your answer. Round to one decimal places.

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A survey found that 36% of students still enjoy doing research in a library. A random sample of 326 students showed that 105 of them will continue to go to library. If the critical value is -1.65 what is your decision.

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A survey found that 36% of students still enjoy doing research in a library. A random sample of 326 students showed that 105 of them will continue to go to library. If the critical value is -1.65 what is your decision.

### Math - 7th grade

Can you check following? 1. The football association wants to increase the number of students who attend the football games for the upcoming season. In order to accomplish this, the association is surveying students to gain more information about student interest in sports. ...

### MATH

Of the adult Fiji population, 42% has a rare allergy due to expose to domestic cat. A sample of 500 randomly selected adults resulted in 65% reporting the certain allergy. i)Describe the variable, population and sample. ii)Identify the parameter and give its value.

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A national caterer determined that 87% of the people who sampled their food said that it was delicious. A random sample of 144 people is obtained from a population of 5000. The 144 people are asked to sample the caterer's food. If sample proportion, P^, is the sample ...

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In a population of 10,000 adults, 20% are smokers. A simple random sample of 600 of the adults is drawn. a)The SE of the number of smokers in the sample is closest to 9.45 9.5 9.55 9.6 9.65 9.7 9.75 9.8 9.85 9.9 b)The chance that there are fewer than 115 smokers in the sample ...

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Which of the following criteria must be met to do a one-proportion z- test? A. The data values in the sample must be dependent. B. The parent population must be normally distributed. C. The data must come from a random sample. D. The sample size must be more than 10% of the ...

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A survey found 70% of adults over 50 wear glasses. In a random sample of 10 adults over 50, what is the probability that exactly six wear glasses and at least six wear glasses

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“How would you describe your own physical health at this time? Would you say physical health is—excellent, good, only fair, or poor?” The Gallup Poll asked this question of 1005 randomly selected adults, of whom 29% said “excellent.” Suppose that in fact the ...

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The null and alternate hypotheses are: H0: μ1 = μ2 H1: μ1 ≠ μ2 A random sample of 15 items from the first population showed a mean of 50 and a standard deviation of 5. A sample of 12 items for the second population showed a mean of 46 and a standard ...

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A national caterer determined that 87% of the people who sampled their food said that it was delicious. A random sample of 144 people is obtained from a population of 5000. The 144 people are asked to sample the caterer’s food. If p ^ is the sample proportion saying that the...

### Algebra 2

A random sample of 1000 people was chosen for a survey. 80% of them had health insurance. Find the 95% confidence interval. Round answers to 4 significant digits.

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One of the questions in the Pew Internet & American Life Project asked adults if they used the Internet, at least occasionally. The results showed that 454 out of 478 adults aged 18 - 29 answered yes; 741 out of 833 adults aged 30 – 49 answered yes; 1058 out of 1644 adults ...

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Suppose that in the city in which the survey is conducted, 50% of adults are married, 15% are single, 25% are divorced, and 10% are widowed. a. Assign probabilities to each simple event in the sample space. b. Which approach did you use in part (a)? Find the probabilities of ...

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In a study by Peter D. Hart Research Associates for the Nasdaq Stock Market, it was determined that 20% of all stock investors are retired people. In addition, 40% of all adults invest in mutual funds. Suppose a random sample of 25 stock investors is taken. a. What is the ...

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One of the questions on a survey of 1,000 adults asked if today's children will be better off than their parents (Rasmussen Reports website, October 26, 2012). Representative data are shown in the WEBfile named ChildOutlook. A response of Yes indicates that the adult surveyed ...

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In a survey of 1037 adults, ages 65 and over, 643 were concerned about getting the flu. a) Find the point estimate for the population proportion , p , of those concerned about getting the flu. b) Construct a 90% Confidence Interval for the population proportion. c) How big a ...

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At your summer job with a research company, you must get a random sample of people from your town to answer a question about spending habits. Which of the following methods is most likely to be random? A) You survey customers at the local shopping mall. B) You survey people ...

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4. Assume you are just planning this survey and want to know how many individuals you have to randomly select to be part of the sample. Assume that the purpose of the study is to calculate a 95% confidence interval for proportion of the adult population who favor lowering the ...

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Which of the following criteria must be met to do a one-sample test for a proportion? A. The data values in the sample must be independent. B. The parent population must be normally distributed. C. The data must come from a random sample. D. The sample size must be more than ...

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Darned old Foofy! Foofy computes the x̅ (MEAN) from data that her professor says is a random sample from population Q. she correctly computes that this mean has a z-score of +41 on the sampling distribution for population Q. Foofy claims she has proven that this could not...

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A nationwide study indicated that 27% of adults said that chocolate was their favorite ice cream flavor. A simple random sample of 150 adults is obtained. A.) Describe the sampling distribtuion of p, the sample proportion of adults whose favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate...

### stats of biologists

a manufacturer claims that the life time of a certain brand of batteries has a varaince of 5000(hours)^2. a sample of 26 has a variance of 7200(hours)^2. assuming that it is reasonable to treat these data as a random sample from a normal population, test the manufacturer's ...

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an industrial designer wants to determinethe average amount of time it takes an adult to assemble an easy-to- assembletoy .use the following data (inminites)a random sample, to construct a 95% confidence interval for the mean of the population sampled:17 13 18 19 17 21 29 22 ...

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The National Vaccine Information Center estimates that 90% of Americans have had chickenpox by the time they reach adulthood. We now consider a random sample of 120 American adults: a) Would you be surprised if there were 105 people who have had chickenpox in their childhood? ...

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It is known from the records of the City Schools that the standard deviation of Algebra scores is 6.0. A sample of 200 students from the system was taken and was found out that the sample mean score is 75. Previous tests showed the population mean to be 70. Is it safe to ...

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1. In a study of the income of U.S. factory workers, a random sample of 100 workers shows a sample mean of $35,000. Assume that the population standard deviation is $4,500, and that the population is normally distributed. A) Compute the 90%, 95% and 99% confidence intervals ...

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Suppose a random sample of size 40 is selected from a population with = 9. Find the value of the standard error of the mean in each of the following cases (use the finite population correction factor if appropriate). a. The population size is infinite (to 2 decimals). b. The ...

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Suppose a random sample of size 40 is selected from a population with = 9. Find the value of the standard error of the mean in each of the following cases (use the finite population correction factor if appropriate). a. The population size is infinite (to 2 decimals). b. The ...

### Algebra 1

A city planning committee surveys 100 people waiting at a bus stop about the expansion of the public transportation system. Is this an example of a: random sample, systematic sample, self-selected sample, convenience sample, bipartisan sample, or stratified random sample? I ...

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Suppose a random sample of size 50 is selected from a population with σ = 10. Find the value of the standard error of the mean in each of the following cases (use the finite population correction factor if appropriate). a. The population size is infinite (to 2 decimals). ...

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Suppose a random sample of size 50 is selected from a population with σ = 10. Find the value of the standard error of the mean in each of the following cases (use the finite population correction factor if appropriate). a. The population size is infinite (to 2 decimals). ...

### Algebra 1

Can you please check my work? A city planning committee surveys 100 people waiting at a bus stop about the expansion of the public transportation system. Is this an example of a: random sample, systematic sample, self-selected sample, convenience sample, bipartisan sample, or ...

### statistics

we developed a 95% z confidence interval for the mean BMI of women aged 20 to 29 years, based on a national random sample of 654 such women. we assumed there that the population standard deviation was known to be 7.5. in fact the sample data had mean BMI of 26.8 and standard ...

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can anyone show me how to work this problem out thanks in advance The Census Bureau provides data on the number of young adults, ages 18–24, who are living in their parents' home (the data include single young adults who are living in college dormitories because it is ...

### Political science

Given the concerns of national Republican leaders, why is immigration reform having such a hard time winning a majority of Republican votes in the House? We were supposed to use data we found - we had to find the population percentage of Latinos in every republican represented...

### Math

You want to determine the average number of songs people keep on their MP3 players. You want to collect data from a random sample of at least 300. Which of these would be the most valid method of collecting data? a. Survey students coming in and out of your school cafeteria. b...

### Statistics

An economist found that a random sample of 42 high school teachers had an average annual salary of $56,490. A previous study showed that the population standard deviation is $4150. Find the 99% confidence interval for µ, the average annual salary of all high school teachers.

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As a manager for an advertising company, you must plan a campaign designed to increase Twitter usage. A recent survey suggests that 85% of adults know what Twitter is. How many adults should you survey in order to be 90% confident that your estimate is within 5% of the true ...

### math

According to a national study, 45% of american adults have hypertension, 20% have hypotension, and 35% have normal blood pressure. A sample of 150 adults was taken and the following data were collected. Hypertensive: 54, Normal: 69, Hypotensive: 27. Test at the 5% level ...

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can anyone show me how to work this problem out thanks in advance The Census Bureau provides data on the number of young adults, ages 18–24, who are living in their parents' home (the data include single young adults who are living in college dormitories because it is ...

### Statistics

1. The scores of students on the ACT college entrance examination in a recent year had a normal distribution with a mean of 18.6 and a standard deviation of 5.9. A simple random sample of 60 students who took the exam is selected for study: a) What is the shape, mean(expected ...