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Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or

answers the question.
Provide an appropriate response.
1) A survey of 700 non-fatal accidents showed that 167 involved uninsured drivers.
Construct a 99% confidence interval for the proportion of fatal accidents that
involved uninsured drivers. Round to the nearest thousandth. Interpret it 1)

2) A state highway patrol official wishes to estimate the number of legally

intoxicated drivers on a certain road.
a) How large a sample is needed in order to be 98% confident that the sample
proportion will not differ from the true proportion by more than 2%?
b) Repeat part (a) assuming previous studies found that 85% of the drivers on this
road are legally intoxicated. 2) _____________

3) Construct a 90% confidence interval for the population mean, μ. Assume the
population has a normal distribution. In a recent study of 22 eighth graders, the
mean number of hours per week that they played video games was 19.6 with a standard
deviation of 5.8 hours. Round to the nearest hundredth. Interpret it 3)

4) In order to set rates, an insurance company is trying to estimate the number of

sick days that full time workers at a local bank take per year. Based on earlier
studies, they will assumed that s = 2.8 days. a) How large a sample must be
selected if the company wants to be 98% confident that their estimate is within 1
day of the true mean? b) Repeat part (a) using a 99% confidence interval. Which
level of confidence requires a larger sample size? Explain. 4) _____________

5) The engineering school at a major university claims that 20% of its graduates
are women. In a graduating class of 210 students, 58 were females. Does this
suggest that the school is believable? Use α = 0.05. Round hat(p) to the nearest
ten-thousandth when calculating the test statistic. ( Use the p-value approach)
5) _____________
6) A local retailer claims that the mean waiting time is less than 8 minutes. A
random sample of 20 waiting times has a mean of 6.3 minutes with a standard
deviation of 2.1 minutes. At α = 0.01, test the retailer's claim. Assume the
distribution is normally distributed. Round the test statistic to the nearest
6) _____________

1) (0.197, 0.280)

2) a) 3394
b) 1731

3) (17.47, 21.73)

4) a) 43
b) 52; A 99% confidence interval requires a larger sample than a 98% confidence
interval because more information is needed from the population to be 99%

5) P-value = 0.0058; test statistic ≈ 2.76; reject H with subscript((0)); There is

sufficient evidence to reject the university's claim.

6) critical value t with subscript((0)) = -2.539; standardized test statistic ≈

-3.620; reject H with subscript((0)); There is sufficient evidence to support the
retailer's claim.