What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval

06172007, 04:21 PM

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What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval
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?
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06172007, 04:23 PM

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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?

is it not in the back of your book?
it was in the back of my book



06172007, 04:25 PM

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is it not in the back of your book?
it was in the back of my book

Yeah they always have the charts in the back
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Re: What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval (SilentHill)
2.326?



06172007, 04:25 PM

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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 1x blah blah math bullshit = the score i need but i dont remember what to do.
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06172007, 04:27 PM

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Re: What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval (Endless STi)
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2.326?

im gonna try that number and see what i get, how did u get that number anyways??
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06172007, 04:27 PM

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Re: What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval (SilentHill)
I just pulled through my old charts for Stats and it was there.



06172007, 04:28 PM

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Re: What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval (SilentHill)
I used to know how to do it, but I took the class over a year ago and no longer have my book. Sorry I cant help



06172007, 04:36 PM

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Re: What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval (.BigSexy)
thanks a million you were right the formula is
xbar + or  Z* times sigma divided by the square root of N
that Z* score worked
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06172007, 04:41 PM

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thanks a million you were right the formula is
xbar + or  Z* times sigma divided by the square root of N
that Z* score worked
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xbar is the mean and sigma is the standard deviation right?



06172007, 04:45 PM

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Re: What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval (.BigSexy)
Xbar is sample mean sigma is population standard deviation
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06172007, 04:48 PM

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Xbar is sample mean sigma is population standard deviation

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



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06172007, 05:19 PM

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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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06172007, 05:26 PM

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Re: What is the Z* for a 98% confidence interval (SilentHill)
I would help but I got a B in Prob and Stat and hated every minute of that class.
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i thought this thread was about that dude z.1 or something like that, was a total douchbag... was he banned? havent seen posts from him
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