# SOLUTION: A stdy involves 608 randomly selected deaths, with 26 of them caused by accidents. Construct a 98% confidence interval for the true percentage of all deaths that are caused by acci

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 Question 216038: A stdy involves 608 randomly selected deaths, with 26 of them caused by accidents. Construct a 98% confidence interval for the true percentage of all deaths that are caused by accidents. i now the answer is 2.36%Answer by stanbon(57290)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A stdy involves 608 randomly selected deaths, with 26 of them caused by accidents. Construct a 98% confidence interval for the true percentage of all deaths that are caused by accidents. I know the answer is 2.36% -------------------------------------- sample proportion = 26/608 = 0.043 standard error = E = 2.3263*sqrt[(0.043)(0.957)/608] = 0.019.. ----------------------------------- 98% CI: 0.043-0.019 < p < 0.043+0.019 --- 98% CI: 0.024 < p < 0.062 ======================================== Cheers, Stan H.