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Confidence Interval for MEAN Normal Distribution example question

A manager at a power company monitored the employee time required to process high-efficiency lamp bulb rebates. A random sample of 40 applications gave a sample mean time of 3.8 minutes and a standard deviation of 1.2 minutes. Construct a 90% confidence interval for the mean time to process μ.

 

Solution to this Confidence Interval Statistics practice problem is given in the video below!


 


T-Distribution Confidence Interval for MEAN example

From a random sample of size 16, one has calculated the 95% confidence interval for μ (population mean) and obtained the result (39.51, 42.49). What are the (sample mean) and s (sample standard deviation) for the sample? Assume the population is normal.

 

Solution to this Confidence Interval Statistics practice problem is given in the video below!


 


Confidence Interval for PROPORTION Normal Distribution example problem

A telephone survey of 1,000 was taken after movie X came out in the national theater.

a) If 832 liked the movie, with what confidence can it be asserted that 83.2% ± 3% of the adult population liked this movie?

b) If the adult population in the nation is 150 million, what is the interval estimating the total number of people in the nation who liked the movie?

 

Solution to this Confidence Interval Statistics practice problem is given in the video below!


 


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