confidence interval for μ

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Chen BoChen Bo Staff asked 6 years ago

Suppose a 99% confidence interval for μ turns out to be(1000,2100) If this interval was based on a sample of size n=26, explain what assumptions are necessary for this interval to be valid.

A) The population of salaries must have an approximate t distribution.

B) The sampling distribution of the sample mean must have a skewed distribution.

C) The sampling distribution must be biased .

D) The population must have an approximately normal distribution.

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Selena TateSelena Tate Staff answered 6 years ago

Suppose a 99% confidence interval for μ turns out to be(1000,2100) If this interval was based on a sample of size n=26, explain what assumptions are necessary for this interval to be valid.
Solution:
The population must have an approximately normal distribution.