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The mayor of a small city has suggested that the state locate a new prison there, arguing that the construction project and resulting jobs will be good for the local economy. A total of 183 residents show up for a public hearing on the proposal, and a show of hands finds only 31 in favor of the prison project. What can the city council conclude about public support for the mayor's initiative?

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1 of 4In this problem, we need to find a confidence interval to provide a conclusion from the given data that $31$ out of $183$ residents are in favor of the mayor's project in relocating the prison.

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