# Determining the Sample Size to Estimate Confidence Intervals: Definition & Process

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### The number added to or subtracted from the point estimate is known as the:

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### 2. The sample size is denoted by:

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## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be expected to do the following when you take this quiz:

• Identify the term used to describe the number added to or subtracted from the point estimate
• Recognize the term describing the value of a sample statistic
• Note what the sample size and sample mean are each denoted by
• Explain what a statistician would do when they don't know the population standard deviation but need to determine the sample size for an estimation of mu

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what term describes the value of a sample statistic
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the number added to or subtracted from the point estimate is called
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions regarding what denotes the sample size and sample mean