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    It has been determined that the correlation between a very good predictor variable and college GPA is .69. Also, the standard error of the estimate is .54 based on the four point grading scale. If a student should expect a 2.75 GPA, what are the 95% expectations for the student?

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    standard error of estimate =Se = 0.54

    Assuming sample size is large we will use normal distribution

    Confidence interval= 95%

    Z value for 95% confidence interval= 1.96

    Y (est)= 2.75

    Upper limit= Y (est)+z*Se= 3.81 =2.75+1.96*0.54

    Lower limit= Y (est)-z*Se= 1.69 =2.75-1.96*0.54

    Answer: The GPA would lie between 1.69 and 3.81 for 95% confidence

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