(Solved) Math399 Week 6 Discussion: Confidence Interval Concepts

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 8 (All Sections)
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source

Initial Post Instructions

Find an example of a confidence interval in the news, scholarly source or medical journal. Summarize the article/study. Does the article/study include the sample size and the level of confidence used to create the confidence interval? Explain what the confidence interval means in context of the news article or scholarly source.

Follow-Up Post Instructions

Respond to at least two peers or one peer and the instructor. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.

Here are some suggested responses–

  1. How do you think the confidence interval that was presented in the study was calculated?
  2. Explain the mathematical concepts could you extract from this article/study.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 posts (1 initial & 2 follow-up)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references


This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:

Course Outcomes (CO): 6

Due Date for Initial Post: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Wednesday

Due Date for Follow-Up Posts: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday


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