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There are 200,000 people in a city and there is to be a vote on whether or not to build a new bridge. A random sample of 1000 people is drawn, and 387 of them are in favor of the bridge. Estimate the percentage of people who are in favor and by what percent to give or take.
  • 3.8% give or take 1.5%
  • 38.7% give or take 1.5%
  • .387 of 1% give or take .15 %
  • 48.7% give or take 1.5 %
  • 38.7% give or take .15 %
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    Carlos Rodriguez <carlos@math.albany.edu>
    This problem was contributed by a student in Elementary Statistics. It is offered as it is with no warranty of any kind
    Last modified: Wed May 13 12:29:11 EDT 1998