## Tom surveyed a random sample of the junior of his school to determine whether the Fall Festival should be held in October or November. Of th

Tom surveyed a random sample of the junior of his school to determine whether the Fall Festival should be held in October or November. Of the 80 students surveyed, 24.8% said they preferred November. Based on this information, about how many students in the entire 230-person class would be expected to prefer having the Fall Festival in November. SHOW YOUR WORK PLEASE!!!

a. 50

b. 60

c. 75

d. 80

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Answer:b. 60

Step-by-step explanation:We assume the percentage for the sample holds for the whole class, so the estimated number preferring November is …

0.248 × 230 = 57.04 ≈ 60

About 60 students prefer November.