doing some stat homework, and i need to know the Z* score given: a 98% confidence interval. I know 99% confidence is = 2.576 and 95% is 1.960 but i dont know 98% or how to find it. Can someone help out?

Re: What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval (SilentHill)

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doing some stat homework, and i need to know the Z* score given: a 98% confidence interval. I know 99% confidence is = 2.576 and 95% is 1.960 but i dont know 98% or how to find it. Can someone help out?

Re: What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval (.BigSexy)

no i have a Z table but its just for Z scores not Z* for confidence intervals and i cant figure out how to calculate it on my own. Its obviously some thing like 1-x blah blah math bullshit = the score i need but i dont remember what to do.

Re: What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval (.BigSexy)

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I was close...like I said, its been over a year. Give me a book, and I can figure it out.

I am taking Quantitative Methods II this semester

yeah i got screwed in college i really dont like math and im on my 4th math class in college. I took topics in contemporary finite math, Calculus, statistics, and now im in statistics for social sciences. Thats overkill for a political science major if you ask me but thats A&M for ya.

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