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StClowers
 one year ago
In the week before and the week after a holiday, there were 10,000 total deaths, and 4947 of them occurred in the week before the holiday.
(a) Construct a 95% confidence interval estimate of the proportion of deaths in the week before the holiday to the total deaths in a week before and the week after the holiday. __ < p < __
(b) Based on the result, does there appear to be any indication that people can temporarily postpone their death to survive the holiday?
__No, because the proportion could easily equal 0.5
__Yes, because the proportion could not easily equal 0.5
StClowers
 one year ago
In the week before and the week after a holiday, there were 10,000 total deaths, and 4947 of them occurred in the week before the holiday. (a) Construct a 95% confidence interval estimate of the proportion of deaths in the week before the holiday to the total deaths in a week before and the week after the holiday. __ < p < __ (b) Based on the result, does there appear to be any indication that people can temporarily postpone their death to survive the holiday? __No, because the proportion could easily equal 0.5 __Yes, because the proportion could not easily equal 0.5

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