Suppose X is a single observation from normal (μ,1). find 95% confidence interval for μ?

(use maximum likelihood estimate)

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- April 26th 2010, 08:36 PMlavender87maximum likelihood estimate
Suppose X is a single observation from normal (μ,1). find 95% confidence interval for μ?

(use maximum likelihood estimate) - April 26th 2010, 11:50 PMmatheagle
you can plug into the usual formula with n=1 and X=sample mean

or solve for moo....

and you need not make it symmetric, but that's all that people are doing these days...

(X-1.96,X+1.96) is the answer in that case.