PSY5110 WK2 APPLIED STATISTICS- Assignment: Locate a News Article

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This week, you will read Americans Remain Relatively Optimistic about Job Market, located under your weekly resources. In this news article, a population mean was estimated from a sample. The margin of error has also been reported for the 95% confidence interval.

For this task, you will summarize the news article, and then provide a description of the results, including the margin of error. You should also include an interpretation of the margin of error; in other words, what is the meaning of the numbers provided and how confident can we be regarding the results that were presented by the author of the article?

Did the article mention whether the sample was representative of the population? Is it important for the sample to be representative of the population? Please explain your response.     

Length:1-2 pages

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.

 

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