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

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  1. Math

    The College Board reported the following mean scores for the three parts of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) (The World Almanac, 2009): Assume that the population standard deviation on each part of the test is = 100. a. What is the probability a sample

  2. Math I need help ASAP!

    1. which of the following is true of a random sample? a. it is the only way to sample a population. b. each member of the sample is a volunteer. c. it is always the easiest way to sample a population. d. each member of the population has an equal chance of

  3. 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 of 120 items.

  4. statistics (please help)

    Choose the correct response. Why is sampling without replacement acceptable with a large population? a. When a small sample is taken from a large population, the samples maintain their independence. b. When a large sample is taken from a large population,

  5. Statistics Math

    1. What type of car is more popular among college students, American or foreign? One hundred fifty-nine college students were randomly sampled and each was asked which type of car he or she prefers. A computer package was used to generate the printout

  6. Math

    Q1. A population has a mean of µ = 80 with σ = 20. a. If a single score is randomly selected from this population, how much distance, on average, should you find between the score and the population mean? 20 because the standard deviation is 20 b. If a

  7. Stats

    The Economic Policy Institute periodically issues reports on worker’s wages. The institute reported that mean wages for male college graduates were $37.39 per hour and for female college graduates were $27.83 per hour in 2017. Assume the standard

  8. stats

    The mean tax-return preparation fee H&R Block charged retail customers last year was $183 (The Wall Street Journal, March 7, 2012). Use this price as the population mean and assume the population standard deviation of preparation fees is $50. Round your

  9. Probability and Statistics

    The proportion of adults living in a small town who are college graduates is estimated to be p = 0.6. To test this hypothesis, a random sample of 15 adults is selected. If the number of college graduates in the sample is anywhere from 6 to 12, we shall not

  10. Lincoln College Of New En

    it has been found that 85.6% of all enrolled college and university students in the U.S. are undergraduates. A random sample of 500 enrolled college students in a particular state revealed that 420 of them were undergraduates. Is there sufficient evidence

  11. Statistics

    The Economic Policy Institute periodically issues reports on wages of entry-level workers. The institute reported that entry-level wages for male college graduates were $21.68 per hour and for female college graduates were $18.80 per hour in 2011 (Economic

  12. stats

    Three firms carry inventories that differ in size. Firm A's inventory contains 2000 items, firm B's inventory contains 5000 items, and firm C's inventory contains 10,000 items. The population standard deviation for the cost of the items in each firm's

  13. business statistics

    A random sample of size 15 taken from a normally distributed population reveled a sample mean of 75 and a sample variance of 25. The upper limit of a 95% confidence interval for the population mean would equal?

  14. 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 obtained from a sample

  15. Statistics

    You are interested in estimating the mean of a population. you plan to take a random sample from the population and use the samples mean as an estimate of population mean. Assuming that the population from which you select your sample is normal, which of

  16. Statistics

    A researcher is studying the effects of caffeine on exam scores of college students. In this study: What would be the population and sample of this research? Extrapolate your views of the advantages and disadvantages of samples and populations to this

  17. Math

    A random sample of 42 college graduates revealed that they worked an average of 5.5 years on the job before being promoted. The sample standard deviation was 1.1 years. Using the .99 degree of confidence, what is the confidence interval for the population

  18. elizabeth high school

    . An admissions director wants to estimate the mean age of all students enrolled at a college. The estimate must be within one year of the population mean. Assume the population of ages is normally distributed. Determine the minimum required sample size to

  19. Government

    1) The portion of the population selected to participate in a poll is known as the a. public b. population c. deliberative group d. sample e. focus group 2) A sample that does not overrepresent any portion of the population and whose responses can

  20. Statistics

    Use the given confidence level and sample data to find a confidence interval for the population standard deviation. Assume that a simple random sample has been selected from a population that has a normal distribution. Salaries of college professors who

  21. Statistics

    How do you find the p-value??? Thanks! In the past, 35% of the students at ABC University were in the Business College, 35% of the students were in the Liberal Arts College, and 30% of the students were in the Education College. To see whether or not the

  22. Economics (41)

    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 obtained from a sample

  23. statistics

    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

  24. statistics

    in 1995,the gallup poll asked a sample of 620 adults whether their support of baseball had been affected by a recent player strike,248 people in the sample said "yes".identify the population,parameter,sample,and statistic in this setting

  25. algebra

    Three firms carry inventories that differ in size. Firm A's inventory contains 2000 items, firm B's inventory contains 5000 items, and firm C's inventory contains 10,000 items. The population standard deviation for the cost of the items in each firm's

  26. statistics

    Miller (2008) examined the energy drink consumption of college undergraduates and found that males use energy drinks significantly more often than females. To further investigate this phenomenon, suppose a researcher selects a random sample of n=36 male

  27. stats

    In a sample of 500 college students fifty percent of all college students attend schools within 50 miles of their homes. The probability that the population proportion will be between 0.45 and 0.55 is (1) 0.4875 (2) 0.9818 (3) 0.4909 (4) 0.9750 (5) 0.5000

  28. Math

    5. The following random sample was selected : 4, 6, 3, 5, 9, 3. Find the 95% confidence interval for the mean of the population. 6. In a sample of 35 high school seniors, 14 of them are attending college in the fall. Find the 95% confidence interval for

  29. math(algebra)

    A small college opened in 1999. In the linear model below, x represents the number of years after 1999, and y represents the student population. Interpret the slope. y = 576 + 173x Answer choices are::: A: An additional year of the college being open is

  30. Statistics

    A simple random sample of 60 items resulted in a sample mean of 76. The population standard deviation is 12. a. Compute the 95% confidence interval for the population mean (to 1 decimal). b. Assume that the same sample mean was obtained from a sample of

  31. math

    The population p of a city is given by p=240,360e^0.012t where t=0 represents 1990. According to this model, when will the population reach 275,000? I know that you have to sustitute 275,000 into the p but I do not know how to solve it.

  32. statistics

    a random sample of 100 college students is taken from the student body of a large university. assume that a population mean of 20 hours and a population standard deviation of 15 hours describes the weekly study estimates for the entire student body. About

  33. Math-Statistics

    A marketing research company needs to estimate which of two soft drinks college students prefer. A random sample of n college students produced the following 98% confidence interval for the proportion of college students who prefer drink A: (0.384, 0.424).

  34. Statistics

    A population =100 and sd=25. A sample (n=150) has X=102. Using 2 tails of the sampling distribution and the .05 criterion. What is the critical value? Is the sample in the region of rejection? What does this indicate about the likelihood of this sample

  35. math

    a random sample of 42 college graduates who worked during their program revealed that a student spent an averge of 5.5 yeas on the job before being promoted. The sample standard deviation was 1.1 yrs. Using the .99 degree of confidence, what is the

  36. Math

    1. What is true of a random sample A. It is only one way to sample a population B. Each member of the sample is a volenteer C. It is the easiest way to sample a population D.

  37. statistics

    Use the given confidence level and sample data to find a confidence interval for the population standard sigma. Assume that a simple random sample has been selected from a population that has a normal distribution. salaries of college graduates who took a

  38. math

    The National Center for Education surveyed 4400 college graduates about the lengths of time required to earn their bachelor's degrees. THe sample mean is 5.15 years, and assume that the population standard deviation is known to be 1.68 years. Based on gthe

  39. Stats

    A sample of 400 items is taken from a population whose standard deviation is 10. The mean of the sample is 40. Test whether the sample has come from a population with mean 38. Also calculate 95% confidence interval for the population.

  40. Business Statistics

    If we test a small number of light bulbs from a large group, the small group is called a: A. breakout session B. population C. group D. sample E. none of the above

  41. Statisitics

    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

  42. statistics

    The College Board reported the following mean scores for the three parts of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) (The World Almanac, 2009): Assume that the population standard deviation on each part of the test is = 100. a. What is the probability a sample

  43. statistics

    The College Board reported the following mean scores for the three parts of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) (The World Almanac, 2009): Assume that the population standard deviation on each part of the test is = 100. a. What is the probability a sample

  44. Statistics

    The College Board reported the following mean scores for the three parts of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) (The World Almanac, 2009): Assume that the population standard deviation on each part of the test is = 100. a. What is the probability a sample

  45. statistics

    A study found that citizens spend on average $1950 per year on groceries with a standard deviation of $100. Assume that the variable is normally distributed. 5. Identify the population mean. 6. Identify the population standard deviation. 7. Find the

  46. statistics

    The Colorado State Legisture wants to estimate the length of timer it takes a resident of Colorado to earn a Bachelor's degree from a state college or university. A random sample of 265 recent in-wstate graduates was surveyed (a) identify the varible (b)

  47. statistics

    A researcher wants to carry out a hypothesis test involving the mean for a sample of n = 20. While the true value of the population standard deviation is unknown, the researcher is reasonably sure that the population is normally distributed. Given this

  48. math statistics

    please help me I've waited for hours The average price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline was reported to be $2.34 in northern Kentucky (The Cincinnati Enquirer, January 21, 2006). Use this price as the population mean, and assume the population

  49. statistics

    In a survey of 400 college students, 40 were left-handed. Treating the sample as if it were random and using 0.015 as the standard deviation of the sampling distribution of the sample proportion, what is the lower bound of a 95% confidence interval for the

  50. statistics

    A random sample of size 20 from a normal population will sample mean 42 and sample standard deviation of 6 . To test the hypothesis the population mean 44 at 5% level of significance , find the p-value and comment

  51. Statistics

    A simple random sample of 25 has been collected from a normally distributed population for which it is know that o=17.0. The sample mean has been calculated as 342.0, and the sample standard deviation is s=14.9. Construct and interpret the 95% and 99%

  52. statistics

    A simple random sample of 25 has been collected from a normally distributed population for which it is known that 17.0. The saMPLE MEAN HAS BEEN CALCULATED AS 342.0 AND THE sample standard deviation s=14.9. Construct and interpret the 95% and 99%

  53. Statistics

    I am not sure how to even get started on this question could someone help please. A college advisor wants to estimate the mean annual income of all college students who graduated last year. It is believed that the incomes follow a normal distribution with

  54. Statistics

    Are these statements true or false? 1. The sample mean, the sample proportion and the sample standard deviation are all unbiased estimators of the corresponding population parameters. 2. If the population is normally distributed with known variance then

  55. statistics

    A specific study found that the average number of doctor visits per year for people over 55 is 8 with a standard deviation of 2. Assume that the variable is normally distributed. 1. Identify the population mean. The population mean is 8. 2. Identify the

  56. Statistics

    A study is being planned to estimate the mean number of semester hours taken by students at a college. The population standard deviation is assumed to be o=4.7 hours. How many students should be included in the sample to be 99% confident that the sample

  57. statistics

    Given the oft-cited statistic that 66.7% of the American public is overweight or obese, you are interested in comparing college students BMI level to the general population. Assuming that the general population has a BMI of (μ) = 27.5 using α level of

  58. statistics

    A specific study found that the average number of doctor visits per year for people over 55 is 8 with a standard deviation of 2. Assume that the variable is normally distributed. 1. Identify the population mean. 2. Identify the population standard

  59. Statistics

    Kind attention Psydag: A random sample of size 20 from a normal population with sample mean 42 and sample standard deviation of 6 . To test the hypothesis the population mean 44 at 5% level of significance , find the p-value and comment Clarification: The

  60. psychology

    Please check my answers for these questions, thank you. 1. A case study is A. a study of the legal ramifications of psychological research B. an intensive study of a person or group* C. observation with minimal interference D. a study of a group of people

  61. Statistics

    An admissions director wants to estimate the mean age of all students enrolled at a college. The estimate must be within one year of the population mean. Assume the population of ages is normally distributed. Determine the minimum required sample size to

  62. Math

    According to a student project for statistics 250, the amount of money spent on texts per semester by the population of students at a small liberal arts college is normally distributed with a mean of $426 and a standard deviation of $54. Determine the

  63. Math please help!

    According to a student project for statistics 250, the amount of money spent on texts per semester by the population of students at a small liberal arts college is normally distributed with a mean of $426 and a standard deviation of $54. Determine the

  64. stastistics

    Create a one sample t-test comparing the age of the general population of college students in traditional on-ground universities. Assume the population mean is 21. The numbers are 15, 16, 14, 13, 12, 17, 18,19,11, and 10.

  65. 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

  66. Statistics

    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

  67. Statistics

    The mean of a population of raw scores is 33 1_X 5 122 . Use the criterion of .05 and the upper tail of the sampling distribution to test whether a sample with X 5 36.8 1N 5 302 represents this population. (a) What is the critical value? (b) Is the sample

  68. math riddle

    Estimate a population: To study a species of fox, a team captures and tags 25 foxes from a large forest and then releases them. The following week they capture 15 foxes and find 5 are tagged. Estimate the number of foxes in the forest. This is a proportion

  69. Probability and Statistics

    The proportion of adults living in a small town who are college graduates is estimated to be p = 0.6. To test this hypothesis, a random sample of 15 adults is selected. If the number of college graduates in the sample is anywhere from 6 to 12, we shall not

  70. Statistics

    In the population of typical college students, _ 5 75 on a statistics final exam _X 5 6.42 . For 25 students who studied statistics using a new technique, X 5 72.1. Using two tails of the sampling distribution and the .05 criterion: (a) What is the

  71. statistics

    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

  72. Math MS. SUE PLEASE HELP!!

    What is true of a random sample? A) it is the only way to sample a population. B)Each member of the sample is a volunteer. C) It is always the easiest way to sample a population. D) Each member of the population has an equal chance of being selected. MS.

  73. statistics

    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

  74. statistic

    1.The state highway patrol stops every 5th car on highway 210 to check drivers' licenses and registrations. Which sampling technique are they using? systematic sampling -chose this one convenience sampling cluster sampling simple random sampling stratified

  75. Probability and Statistics

    The proportion of adults living in a small town who are college graduates is estimated to be p = 0.6. To test this hypothesis, a random sample of 15 adults is selected. If the number of college graduates in the sample is anywhere from 6 to 12, we shall not

  76. integrated algebra ME 1

    identify the sample and suggest a population from which it was selected. then classify the sample as sample, stratified, or systematic. explain your reasoning. 1} an insurance company checks every hundredth claim payment to ensure that claim have been

  77. math

    which of the following is true of a random sample 1. its the only way to sample a population 2. each member of the sample is a volunteer 3. it is always the easiest way o sample a population 4. Each member of the population has an equal chance of being

  78. math statistics

    The average price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline was reported to be $2.34 in northern Kentucky (The Cincinnati Enquirer, January 21, 2006). Use this price as the population mean, and assume the population standard deviation is $.20. 1. What is

  79. Probability and Statistics

    The proportion of adults living in a small town who are college graduates is estimated to be p = 0.6. To test this hypothesis, a random sample of 15 adults is selected. If the number of college graduates in the sample is anywhere from 6 to 12, we shall not

  80. Probability and Statistics

    The proportion of adults living in a small town who are college graduates is estimated to be p = 0.6. To test this hypothesis, a random sample of 15 adults is selected. If the number of college graduates in the sample is anywhere from 6 to 12, we shall not

  81. statistics

    Consider the test of hypothesis for the equality of two population means. The sample data from the first population is: n = 10, x-bar = 52.4, s = 5. The sample data from the second population is: n = 8, x-bar = 48.2, s = 6. Both variables are normally

  82. Statistics

    he Oil Price Information Center reports the mean price per gallon of regular gasoline is $ 3.79 with a population standard deviation of $ 0.18. Assume a random sample of 40 gasoline stations is selected and their mean cost for regular gasoline is computed.

  83. Stats

    I have done parts of this question (they are capitalized)which I was hoping someone could double check, and there are other parts that I need help on. 1. The manager of a fitness center is interested in the average weight-to-height ratio of the center's

  84. STATS

    I have done parts of this question (they are capitalized)which I was hoping someone could double check, and there are other parts that I need help on. 1. The manager of a fitness center is interested in the average weight-to-height ratio of the center's

  85. Statistics

    For a population with a mean of (mew) = 50 and a standard deviation of 10, how much error, on average, would you expect between the sample mean (M) and the poulation mean for: a) a sample of n=4 scores b) a sample of n=16 scores c) a sample of n=25 scores

  86. statistic

    suppose we wish to construct a confidence interval for a population proportion p. if we sample without replacement from a relatively small population of size N, the margin or error E is modified to include the finite population correction factor as

  87. Statistics

    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

  88. Statistics

    You want to know if there's a difference between the proportions of high school students and college students who read newspapers regularly. out of a random sample of 500 high-school students, 287 say they read newspapers regularly, and out of a random

  89. 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

  90. Business

    For a continuous random variable x, the population mean and the population standard deviation are 80 and 15 respectively. You extract a sample of 25 elements from this population. The mean of the sampling distribution of the sample mean is

  91. sample size/ standard deviations

    How do we compute sample size fluctuations? Suppose we have a population of 16000 and a sample size of 30, and the number of samples 1000, what will be the impact on population mean and standard deviation when the population is normally distributed? When

  92. statistics

    How do we compute sample size fluctuations? Suppose we have a population of 16000 and a sample size of 30, and the number of samples 1000, what will be the impact on population mean and standard deviation when the population is normally distributed? When

  93. 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 make 6 deliveries per

  94. STAT

    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%

  95. statistics

    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

  96. statistics

    To determine how many hours per week freshmen college students watch television, a random sample of 225 students was selected. It was determined that the students in the sample spent an average of 35 hours watching TV per week. The population standard

  97. 8th grade

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  98. Statistics

    A random sample of size 20 from a normal population will sample mean 42 and sample standard deviation of 6 . To test the hypothesis the population mean 44 at 5% level of significance , find the p-value and comment

  99. statistics

    A simple random sample of 25 has been collected from a normally distributed population for which it is know that o=17.0. The sample mean has been calculated as 342.0, and the sample standard deviation is s=14.9. Construct and interpret the 95% and 99%

  100. math

    sample of 40 observations is selected from one population with a population standard deviation of 4.6. The sample mean is 101.0. A sample of 47 observations is selected from a second population with a population standard deviation of 4.0. The sample mean

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