An insurance company checks police records on 582 accidents selected at random and notes that teenagers were at the wheel in 91 of them.
a) Create a 95% confidence interval for the percentage of all auto accidents that involve teenage drivers.
b) Explain what your interval means.
c) Explain what “95% confidence” means.
d) A politician urging tighter restrictions on drivers’ licenses issued to teens says, “In one of every five auto accidents, a teenager is behind the wheel.” Does your confidence interval support or contradict this statement? Explain.

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