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Confidence intervals

  1. Mar 15, 2006 #1
    What is the value of za/2 for an 80% confidence interval?
    a. .255.
    b. 1.28.
    c. .0398.
    d. .525.

    i know the answer is a, but does anyone know how to calculate that :blushing: ?
     
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  3. Mar 16, 2006 #2

    HallsofIvy

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    Not in any easy manner- you look it up in a table!
    Here's one on the internet:
    http://people.hofstra.edu/faculty/Stefan_Waner/RealWorld/normaltable.html [Broken]
     
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