# Statistics - Interval Estimation - Proof

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Show that if $X_1,X_2,\dots,X_n$ denotes an iid sample from $N(\mu,\sigma^2)$ and $\sigma^2$ is known, then the best $(1-\alpha)100\%$ confidence interval is $\Big(\bar{x} \mp z_\tfrac{\alpha}{2}\frac{\sigma}{\sqrt{n}}\Big).$

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Hint: $$\frac{\bar{X}-\mu}{\sigma/\sqrt{n}}\sim\mathcal{N}(0,1),$$ where $\bar{X}=\frac{1}{n}\sum_{i=1}^n X_i$.

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