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a) from a minority of the true population.

Furthermore, it is highly probable that the couples that are in fact engaged or married will have a longer relationship length than those who are not. b) It was still legitimate to construct these confidence intervals because the mean was accurate in regards to our sample size. Furthermore, the confidence intervals that we found were for said sample size. 1) a) i) 88% = 42.51-9.104 = 33.41 Doesn’t fall within the new mean of 24.65 ii) 96% = 42.51-14.69 = 27.82 Doesn’t fall within the new mean of 24.65 iii) 99% =42.51-20.56=21.95 Does indeed fall within the new mean of 24.65 b) It would be wrong to interpret your confidence interval in such a way because in terms of statistics, we wouldn’t use the word “chance” to describe a confidence interval. Instead of “chance” we should use the word “confidence.” c) This interval would be narrower because of the extra data. The more data that is obtained that supports the mean, the tighter the cluster turns out to be. 2) a) Correct b) Incorrect; It should say that we have “95% confidence” instead of “95% of the time” c) Incorrect; In statistics, when one is talking about a confidence interval, it should be referred to as confidence instead of probability. d) Correct e) Incorrect; We can’t say for sure if 95% of the data is contained in that interval. f) Incorrect; We can’t say for sure if 95% of all runners have weight that lies within that interval. 3) a) The sample size should be around 20. b) If we take the random sample size from part (a), the margin of error is calculated to be 0.975 c) If the interval were only required to have a margin of error equal to 2, we would only need a random sample of about 10. d) (293.05, 296.95) 4) a) One-Sample Z: Wait Time The assumed standard deviation = 2.5 Variable N Mean StDev SE Mean 95% CI Wait Time 100 5.460 2.475 0.250 (4.970, 5.950)

594. 5. For 99%. but I’m also confident that there are also some outliers present on the outside around 6.b) For 95%. 6. using the 99% confidence interval. the bank manager cannot be 99% confident that the time is less than six minutes. d) No. the bank manager can be 95% confident that the time is less than six minutes. e) I am fairly convinced that the true mean is less than 6. 6. using the 95% confidence interval.0’s.943). the confidence interval is (4. As it is shown in the interval. the confidence interval is (4.326) c) Yes.977. . This indicates that there could be some that are around the low 6.326 is at the far end of the spectrum.