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Understanding Basic Statistics

8th Edition
Charles Henry Brase + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337558075
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Understanding Basic Statistics

8th Edition
Charles Henry Brase + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337558075

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Chapter 8.2, Problem 10P
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Critical Thinking Lorraine was in a hum when she computed a confidence interval for µ. Because a was not known, she used a Student's t distribution. However, she accidentally used degrees of freedom n instead of n - 1, Was her confidence interval longer or shorter than one found using the correct degrees of freedom n - 1 ? Explain.

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