# Suppose that you take 500 simple random samples from a population and that, for each sample, you obtain a 90% confidence interval for an unknown parameter. Approximately how many of those confidence intervals will not contain the value of the unknown parameter?

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Suppose that you take 500 simple random samples from a population and that, for each sample, you obtain a 90% confidence interval for an unknown parameter. Approximately how many of those confidence intervals will not contain the value of the unknown parameter?