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### Introductory Statistics

Book edition OER 2018
Author(s) Barbara Illowsky, Susan Dean
Pages 902 pages
ISBN 9781938168208

# A poll of 1,200 voters asked what the most significant issue was in the upcoming election. Sixty-five percent answered the economy. We are interested in the population proportion of voters who feel the economy is the most important. Define the random variable P′ in words.

The $P\text{'}$defines a random variable that shows the proportion of voters that feels like the economy is the most important issue,

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## Step 1: Given information

Given in the question that

A poll of 1,200 voters asked what the most significant issue was in the upcoming election. Sixty-five percent answered the economy.

## Step 2: Solution

The $X$ is a random variable that signifies the number of success that the voters feel that the economy is most important

Here ${P}^{\mathrm{\prime }}$ is the proportion of voters that feels like the economy is the most important issue.