A newspaper provided a  "snapshot" illustrating poll results from 1910 professionals who interview job applicants. The illustration showed that  26% of them said the biggest interview turnoff is that the applicant did not make an effort to learn about the job or the company. The margin of error was given as ±3 percentage points. What was an important feature of the poll omitted?

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A newspaper provided a  "snapshot" illustrating poll results from 1910 professionals who interview job applicants. The illustration showed that  26% of them said the biggest interview turnoff is that the applicant did not make an effort to learn about the job or the company. The margin of error was given as ±3 percentage points. What was an important feature of the poll omitted?

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The 100 (1 – α) % confidence interval for the population proportion, is: (– (/2­) ((1 – )/n), + (/2­) ( (1 – )/n)).

Here, n is the sample size, p̂  is the sample proportion, and /2 is the critical value of the z-distribution, above which...

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