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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
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Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
CAUTION: Java Applets may not run on all browsers
Date Added to MERLOT: September 13, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 11, 2015
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Submitter: Kady Schneiter
Keywords: Confidence interval, sampling


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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
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