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Estimation and Hypothesis Testing

  • Rinaldo B. Schinazi
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Abstract

In a 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 on our estimate?

Keywords

Null Hypothesis Normal Random Variable Sample Standard Deviation Student Test Sample Proportion 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of ColoradoColorado SpringsUSA

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