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Conditions For each situation described below, identify the population and the sample

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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Conditions For each situation described below, identify the population and the sample, explain what p and pn represent, and tell whether the methods of this chapter can be used to create a confidence interval. a) Police set up an auto checkpoint at which drivers are stopped and their cars inspected for safety problems. They find that 14 of the 134 cars stopped have at least one safety violation. They want to estimate the percentage of all cars that may be unsafe. b) A TV talk show asks viewers to register their opinions on prayer in schools by logging on to a website. Of the 602 people who voted, 488 favored prayer in schools. We want to estimate the level of support among the general public. c) A school is considering requiring students to wear uniforms. The PTA surveys parent opinion by sending a questionnaire home with all 1245 students; 380 surveys are returned, with 228 families in favor of the change. d) A college admits 1632 freshmen one year, and four years later 1388 of them graduate on time. The college wants to estimate the percentage of all their freshman enrollees who graduate on time.

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ch 3 Monday, May 23, 2016 12:42 PM prob and stats Page 1 prob and stats Page 2 prob and stats Page 3 prob and stats Page 4 prob and stats Page 5 prob and stats Page 6 prob and stats Page 7 Write out sample space for both together in order to find the individual probabilties. For all x,y in R^2 p

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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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