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StatisticsQ&A LibraryIn each of Problems, we have provided a scenario for a confidence interval. Decide, in each case, whether the appropriate method for obtaining the confidence interval is the z-interval procedure, the t-interval procedure, or neither. A random sample of size 25 is taken from a population. A normal probability plot of the sample data shows three outliers but is otherwise roughly linear. Checking reveals that the outliers are due to recording errors and are really not outliers. The population standard deviation is known.Start your trial now! First week only $4.99!*arrow_forward*

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In each of Problems, we have provided a scenario for a confidence interval. Decide, in each case, whether the appropriate method for obtaining the confidence interval is the z-interval procedure, the t-interval procedure, or neither.

A random sample of size 25 is taken from a population. A normal probability plot of the sample data shows three outliers but is otherwise roughly linear. Checking reveals that the outliers are due to recording errors and are really not outliers. The population standard deviation is known.

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