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Unformatted text preview: f necessary, consult a list of formulas.) We'll denote the population mean by , which is the
parameter of interest. From the random sample, the best
guess for the value of is Additional Resources
Elementary S tatistics ( A
Brief Version) , 6 th Ed.
Blu ma n ,
but this is only a guess; it may be that this particular sample
has a mean different from the population mean. What can be
done, though, is to construct an interval of values, based on
the sample, that is likely to contain . In this problem, we'll
construct an interval of values via a method that will capture
in the interval about
of the time. This...
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