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  • one year ago

A survey of randomly-selected 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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  1. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    not 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

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so it could be E then

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