November 06, 2003

Confidence Intervals for the Sample Proportion

We begin with the binomial distribution.

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This uses a lemma:

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Applying previous results leads to the expectation and variance for the sample proportion.

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We can think about samples of various sizes.

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The goal is a confidence interval for the sample proportion.

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If you were in class, you heard my famous "net" explanation for confidence intervals.

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Posted by bparke at November 6, 2003 02:32 PM