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Full moon Its a common belief that people behave strangely when theres a full moon and

Stats Modeling the World | 4th Edition | ISBN: 9780321854018 | Authors: David E. Bock, Paul F. Velleman, Richard D. De Veaux ISBN: 9780321854018 481

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Problem 34

Full moon Its a common belief that people behave strangely when theres a full moon and that as a result police and emergency rooms are busier than usual. Design a way you could find out whether there is any merit to this belief. Will you use an observational study or an experiment? Why?

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Statistical Inference: provides methods for drawing conclusions about a population from the sample data. There are two ways to do this:  Confidence intervals: used to estimate the value of a population parameter using sample statistics Test of Significance: used for assessing evidence for a claim about the  population To set up  Have to have an SRS from the population, no bias  The variable has to have an exactly normal distribution in the population  We don’t know population mean , but we know the population standard deviation Confidence Interval  What statistic can be used to estimate the population parameter o We can use x-bar  To do a confidence interval, it is similar to the 68-95-99.7

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Textbook: Stats Modeling the World
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Author: David E. Bock, Paul F. Velleman, Richard D. De Veaux
ISBN: 9780321854018

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