In a Small Town,there Are 3,000 Registered Voters

Question 119

In a small town,there are 3,000 registered voters.An editor of a local newspaper would like to predict the outcome of the next election;in particular,he is interested in the likelihood that Eli Brady will be elected.The editor believes that Eli,a local hero,will garner 54% of the vote.A poll of 500 registered voters is taken.Assuming that the editor's belief is true,calculate: a.The expected value and the standard deviation (standard error)of the sample proportion.b.The probability that the sample proportion score is more than 0.58.