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name and computation of the value used to describe the level of confidence that the population mean (or mean difference) falls within the range or interval to be calculated

confidence coefficient, 1 - alpha

2

t-values and z-values describe the ___ from the mean known to contain the confidence coefficient (usually 95%) of the normal curve

distance

3

in all computations of confidence intervals, the smaller the standard error of the mean, the ___ the width of the interval

smaller

4

the easiest and most practical way to reduce the size of the standard error of the mean is to increase ___

population size