Estimation and Hypothesis Testing

  • Rinaldo B. Schinazi

Abstract

In a political poll of 100 randomly selected voters, 35 expressed support for initiative A. How does one estimate the proportion of voters in the whole population that supports initiative A based on the sample of 100? How much confidence do we have in our estimate?

Keywords

Central Limit Theorem Standard Normal Distribution Unbiased Estimator Sample Standard Deviation Defective Item 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rinaldo B. Schinazi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of ColoradoColorado SpringsUSA

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