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    Estimate of the Median and the Confidence Coefficient

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    (a) We can use the sample median to be a point estimate of the population median . It is not hard to compute the sample median. We can do the following. First, we list all 16 values from the smallest to the largest as below.

    22.4, 22.4, 22.5, 22.6, 22.8, 22.8, 23.0, 23.3, 23.4, 23.4, 23.6, 23.7,23.9,24.0,24.0,24.5

    Then two numbers in the ...

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    This solution calculates the estimate of the median and the confidence coefficient for the weight of a candy bar.