If necessary consult a list of formulas well denote

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online