ECON 230 Exam 3 study questions 1

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Unformatted text preview: Econ 230, Exam 3 Practice Questions 1. T width of a confidence interval depends on the size of the: A) argin of error sample mean C) population mean D) none of these 2. Suppose you have found the 90% confidence interval for the population proportion to be between 0.62 and 0.73. In plain English, write down the interpretation of this confidence I interval. QO/ at Slew; ppfig‘ian CK“ lNrCJJQF iL‘L UAW) of fez and [VS 3. You are estimating the proportion of LMU students who support Prop. 32. You ask 200 randomly selected students and find that 100 students support Prop. 32. You then say that 50% of all LMU students support Prop. 32. This estimation procedure is known as: A) confidence estimation Chebyshev estimation point estimation D) interval estimation 4. Estimation is a procedure by which we assign a numerical value or numerical values to the: A) sample statistic based on the information collected from a population B opulation parameter based on the information collected from a population C) opulation parameter based on the information collected from a sample ) sample statistic based on the information collected from a sample 5. The 3 value for a 95% confidence interval for the Q 1.96 B) 2.17 C) 1.65 D) 2.05 pulation proportion is: 6. on can decrease the width of a confidence interval by: lowering the confidence level or increasing the sample size B) lowering the confidence level or decreasing the sample size C) increasing the confidence level or increasing the sample size D) increasing the confidence level or decreasing the sample size ...
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