[R] Mean from confidence intervals

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Sat Jan 29 00:32:30 CET 2011

On Jan 28, 2011, at 5:15 PM, Peter Francis wrote:

> Dear List,
> I am not sure if A) this is possible or B) the correct place to ask.
> I am looking to find the mean - i have n, and the two-tailed  
> confidence intervals 0.95 & 0.25 with a  p-value of 0.05.
> Can i find the mean from this data ?

If a Gaussian distribution were assumed, then wouldn't the symmetry of  
that distribution be a huge clue? (Making me think this to be homework.)

David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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