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Statistics - Random Variables - Sampling Distribution

Problem 3-77

Suppose that 5 of a total of 20 company accounts are in error. An auditor selects a random sample of 5 out of the 20 accounts. Let X be the number of accounts in the sample that are in error. Is X binomial? If not, what distribution does it have? Explain. ...

Problem 5-74

The Toyota Prius uses both gasoline and electric power. Toyota claims its mileage per gallon is 52. A random sample of 40 cars is taken and each sample car is tested for its fuel efficiency. Assuming that 52 miles per gallon is the population mean and 2.4 miles per gallon is the population standard deviation, calculate the probability that the sample mean will be between 52 and 53. ...

Problem 6-83

A survey of 5,250 business travelers worldwide conducted by OAG Business Travel Lifestyle indicated that 91% of business travelers consider legroom the most important in-flight feature. (Angle of seat recline and food service were second and third, respectively.) Give a 95% confidence interval for the proportion of all business travelers who consider legroom the most important feature. ...

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