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Unoccupied seats on flights cause airlines to lose revenue. Suppose a large

airline wants to estimate its average number of unoccupied seats per flight over the past year. 225 flight records are randomly selected and the number of unoccupied seats is noted, with a sample mean of 11.6 seats and a standard deviation of 4.1 seats. How many flights should we select if we wish to estimate μ to within 5 seats and be 95 percent confident?

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