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An insurance company checks police records on 582 accidents selected at random and notes that teenagers were at the wheel in 91 of them.

Explain what your interval means.

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$\begin{aligned} n&=582 \\ x&=91 \\ c&=95\%=0.95 \end{aligned}$

The sample proportion is the number of successes divided by the sample size:

$\hat{p}=\dfrac{x}{n}=\dfrac{91}{582}\approx 0.1564$

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