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    Suppose that in a suburb of 12,550 people, 6,575 people moved there within the last 5 yrs. You survey 500 people and find that 238 of the people in your sample moved to the suburb in the last 5 yrs.

    a) What is the population proportion of the people who moved to the suburb in the last 5 yrs.?____________(Please round to the nearest thousandth as needed)
    b) What is the sample proportion of people who moved to the suburb in the last 5 yrs?________(Please round to the nearest thousandth as needed)
    c) Does your sample appear to be representative of the population? yes or no

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