The following table illustrates the BMI for a number of patients recently enrolled in a study investigating the relationship between BMI and type 2...
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1.     The following table illustrates the BMI for a number of patients recently enrolled in a study

investigating the relationship between BMI and type 2 diabetes.


Participant BMI (kg/m2)

A 26.5

B 19.2

C 29.7

D 27.4

E 30.2

F 28.9


A)  Assuming the participants can be considered to be normally distributed, and that they come from a population with a σ=2.4 kg/m2, calculate a 95% confidence interval for the mean BMI of the population for which they represent.


B)  Correctly interpret the confidence interval you found above.

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