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Question number: 226
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Confidence Interval Estimation
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The width of the confidence interval depends on the
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Critical Value 

b.  Standard error. 

c.  Level of confidence 

d.  All a. , b. and c. are correct 

Question number: 227
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Estimation Methods of Maximum Likelihood
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A Maximum Likelihood Estimate (MLE) is not necessarily________
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Consistent 

b.  Unbiased 

c.  All of the above 

d.  None of the above 

Question number: 228
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Confidence Interval Estimation
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If we decrease the sample size, keeping the confidence level the same, then the length of the confidence interval will
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Decrease 

b.  Cannot be determined with the given information 

c.  Increase 

d.  It will stay the same 

Question number: 229
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Confidence Interval Estimation
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As the sample size increases the length of the confidence interval………….
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Increases 

b.  Cannot be determined with the given information 

c.  Decreases 

d.  It will stay the same 

Question number: 230
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Confidence Interval Estimation
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Formula for obtaining 95 % confidence limits for the mean μ of a Normal population with mean μ and standard deviation σ are
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d.  All a. , b. and c. are correct 

Question number: 231
» Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing » Moments and Least Squares
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The method of least square estimation is mostly used in estimating the parameters of ________ function
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Continuous 

b.  Linear 

c.  Discrete 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 
