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anonymous
 one year ago
A survey of randomlyselected students on a campus of 1,000 students asked who preferred coffee to tea. The sample proportion is found to be 59%. Which statement is true?
A: 590 students must prefer coffee to tea.
B: Less than 590 students must prefer coffee to tea.
C: More than 590 students must prefer coffee to tea.
D: The sample proportion must precisely represent the entire population’s choice.
E: The population proportion is not necessarily equal to the sample proportion.
I'm thinking A but I want a second opion
anonymous
 one year ago
A survey of randomlyselected students on a campus of 1,000 students asked who preferred coffee to tea. The sample proportion is found to be 59%. Which statement is true? A: 590 students must prefer coffee to tea. B: Less than 590 students must prefer coffee to tea. C: More than 590 students must prefer coffee to tea. D: The sample proportion must precisely represent the entire population’s choice. E: The population proportion is not necessarily equal to the sample proportion. I'm thinking A but I want a second opion

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Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not quite, remember that 59% of the SAMPLE prefers coffee to tea, but this doesn't tell us anything about the population  the population proportion could be higher or lower

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it could be E then
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