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Question number: 43
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What is the value of used in a 93 % confidence interval?
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a.  1.40 

b.  2.48 

c.  1.81 

d.  1.96 

Question number: 44
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The health organization wants to study the mean weight of the Indian women of the age group 30  40. A sample of forty woman of that age group is randomly selected and their weights in pounds are recorded.
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The calculated standard deviation is σ = 12.77. What can you interpret from the 90 % and 99 % confidence interval for the mean weight?
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a.  The length of the 90 % confidence interval is more compared to 99 % interval 

b.  The length of the 99 % confidence interval is more compared to 90 % interval 

c.  None of the above 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 45
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The health organization wants to study the mean weight of Indian women of the age group 30  40. A fourty woman of that age group is randomly selected and their weights in pounds are recorded.
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The calculated standard deviation is σ = 12.77. Then the 95 % confidence interval for the mean weight is
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