Essentials Of Statistics For Busin...

9th Edition
David R. Anderson + 4 others
Publisher: South-Western College Pub
ISBN: 9780357045435

Essentials Of Statistics For Busin...

9th Edition
David R. Anderson + 4 others
Publisher: South-Western College Pub
ISBN: 9780357045435


Chapter 8.1, Problem 1E
Textbook Problem

A simple random sample of 40 items resulted in a sample mean of 25. The population standard deviation is σ = 5.

  1. a. What is the standard error of the mean, σx?
  2. b. At 95% confidence, what is the margin of error?

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