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Title: RVLS Confidence Interval on a Proportion
Url: http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/stat_sim/normal_approx_conf/index.html
Creator: Lane, David M.
Publisher: Rice University
Description: This applet allows you to explore the validity of confidence intervals on a proportion with various values for sample size (N) and population proportion (Pi). After you specify N, Pi, the level of confidence, and the number of simulations you wish to perform, the applet samples data according to your specification and computes a confidence interval for each simulation. The proportion of simulations for which the confidence interval contains Pi is recorded. If the method for constructing confidence intervals is valid, then about 95% of the 95% confidence intervals should contain Pi.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Tolerance regions. Confidence intervals
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities -- Limit theorems
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Probability
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Central limit theorem
Mathematics -- Confidence intervals
Mathematics -- Probability
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Format: html
java
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-01-06 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-20 11:39:44 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
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Resource URL Clicks: 5
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