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Confidence Intervals Applet


Confidence Intervals Applet

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This applet facilitates investigation of confidence intervals. The display shows a large jar of balls, some blue and some orange. At the user’s instigation, a sample of balls is taken from the jar. In a plot below, the applet draws a bar representing a confidence interval for the percentage of orange balls in the jar as computed from the sample. The user can select the confidence level and sample size and can use the applet to plot side-by-side confidence intervals from up to 100 samples. The... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: September 13, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 02, 2014
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Submitter: Kady Schneiter
Keywords: Confidence interval, sampling



Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: no


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