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Confidence Intervals—How Close? How Sure?

Lecture no. 11 from the course: Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear

Confidence Intervals—How Close? How Sure?

Taught by Professor Michael Starbird | 34 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

Headlines at election time frequently trumpet statistics such as: "Candidate A will receive 59 percent of the vote, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percent." This lecture investigates what this "margin of error" statement means and why it is incomplete as written.

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