You are here (click or tap to change)    Back to Chapter 7 Main Page

Example 115


Example 115: When Mendel conducted his famous genetics experiments with peas, one sample of offspring consisted of 428 green peas and 152 yellow peas.  Mendel expected that 25% of the offspring peas would be yellow.  Find a 95% confidence interval estimate for the true proportion of yellow peas.   Do the results contradict Mendel’s theory?


  Back to Chapter 7