Which concept below is NOT a main idea of estimating a population proportion?

Choose the correct answer below.

A.

The sample proportion is the best point estimate of the population proportion.

B.

Knowing the sample size necessary to estimate a population proportion is important.

C.

Using a sample statistic to estimate the population proportion is utilizing descriptive statistics.

D.

We can use a sample proportion to construct a confidence interval to estimate the true value of a population proportion

## Answer

Using a sample statistic to estimate the population proportion is utilizing descriptive statistics is NOT a main idea of estimating a population proportion.

Therefore, the correct option is **C.**

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