Statistics 1 : Population in the News
Assignment: estimating population means which is a central activity in statistics
Instructions (include a thru e in the paper)
Locate a news article or report (in a popular news source such as Time, Newsweek, or the Wall Street Journal) in which a population mean is estimated from a sample.
a) The article should include a margin of error and confidence interval.
b) Write a paper that discusses the subject matter in the article,
c) interpret the results and what the confidence interval and margin of error mean as they apply to the specific subject matter
d) include a reference page
e) length of paper 2 pages plus reference page