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Course Documents

Chapter 1 - Intro

Chapter 2 - Methods for Describing Sets of Data

Chapter 3 - Probability

Chapter 4 - Discrete Random Variables

Chapter 5 - Normal Random Variables

Chapter 6 - Sampling Distributions

Chapter 7 - Confidence Intervals

Chapter 8 - Tests of Hypothesis: One Sample

Chapter 9 - Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Tests: Two Samples

Sample Exam I: Chapters 1 & 2

Sample Exam II: Chapters 3 & 4

Sample Exam III: Chapters 5 & 6

Sample Exam IV: Chapters 7 & 8

Problem 5

7.6 Confidence Intervals for a Population Proportion

If you wanted to determine the number of people needed for a survey to determine the percent of the population without health insurance, how could this be done?  Assume you would like to ultimately form a 95% confidence interval with a margin of error of just 2 percentage points (hint: think of the margin of error formula for the proportion interval).

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