Question: In the 2008 General Social Survey respondents were asked if

In the 2008 General Social Survey, respondents were asked if they favored or opposed the death penalty for people convicted of murder. Software shows results
Here, X refers to the number of the respondents who were in favor.
a. Show how to obtain the value reported under “Sample p.”
b. Interpret the confidence interval reported, in context.
c. Explain what the “95% confidence” refers to, by describing the long-run interpretation.
d. Can you conclude that more than half of all American adults were in favor? Why?

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