Question: A manufacturer of small appliances purchases plastic handles for coffeepots
A manufacturer of small appliances purchases plastic handles for coffeepots from an outside vendor. If a handle is cracked, it is considered defective and must be discarded. A large shipment of plastic handles is received. The proportion of defective handles p is of interest. How many handles from the shipment should be inspected to estimate p to within 0.1 with 95% confidence?
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