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The police department in your city was asked by the mayor's office to estimate the cost of crime. The police began

their study with burglary records, taking a random sample of 500 files since there were too many crime records to calculate statistics for all of the crimes committed. If the average dollar loss in a burglary, for this sample size 500 is $678, with a standard deviation of $560, construct the 95% confidence interval for the true average dollar loss in burglaries rounded to the nearest dollar amount.


We can be 95% confident that the lower limit of our interval of dollar loss in crimes committed is $_______.


We can be 95% confident that the upper limit of our interval of dollar loss in crimes committed is $________.

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