calculating and intrepreting

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You Explain It! Superstition: A USA Today/Gallup poll asked 1,006 adult Americans how much it would bother them to stay in a room on the 13th floor of a hotel. Interestingly, 13% said it would bother them. The margin of error was 3 percentage points with 95% confidence. Which of the following represents a reasonable interpretation of the survey results? For those not reasonable, explain the flaw.

(a) We are 95% confident that the proportion of adult Americans who would be bothered to stay in a room on the 13th floor is between 0.10 and 0.16.

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(b) We are between 92% and 98% confident that 13% of adult Americans would be bothered to stay in a room on the 13th floor.

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(c) In 95% of samples of adult Americans would be bothered to stay in a room on the 13th floor is between 0.10 and 0.16.

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(d) We are 95% confident that 13% of adult Americans would be bothered to stay in a room n the 13th floor.

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