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Bob Nale is the owner of Nale’s Quick Fill. Bob would like to estimate the mean number of gallons of gasoline sold to his customers. Assume the number of gallons sold follows the normal distribution with a population standard deviation of 1.90 gallons. From his records, he selects a random sample of 45 sales and finds the mean number of gallons sold is 5.70.

a. |
What is the point estimate of the population mean? |

Point estimate |

b. |
Determine a 90% confidence interval for the population mean. (Use z Distribution Table.) |

Confidence interval | and |

Step 1

**a.**

It is given that,

Sample mean, x-bar = 5.70.

Population standard deviation, sigma is 1.90.

The sample size, *n *is 45.

The point estimate of the population mean is the sample mean.

Thus, the point estimate of µ is **5.70.**

Step 2

**b.**

The z table value is found from the...

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