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A researcher wishes to estimate the proportion of adults who have​ high-speed Internet access. What size sample should be obtained if she wishes the estimate to be within
0.040.04 with
9090​%
confidence if
​a) she uses a previous estimate of
0.420.42​?
​b) she does not use any prior​ estimates? 
 
 

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