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19 percent wanted a complete overhaul of the system. These two groups combined represent
58 percent (more than half) of the sample.
Since the confidence interval from part (a) for the percentage of all U.S. adults who would
respond “make some major changes” includes 41 percent, we can’t conclude that the two
population percentages are different.
The advocate is claiming that we should not change the system on the basis of adding the
30 percent who want to make some minor adjustments to the 11 percent who want to leave
the system the way it is now. It is misleading to claim that these 30 percent don’t want to
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Question 4 (cont’d.)
There are four parts to this question. You should read (2) and (3) together.
1. Determining the 95 percent confidence interval is
Essentially correct if it
• identifies the large sample confidence interval for a po...
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