The student union wants to negotiate a subsidized bus pass with your school's administration. They have polled 270 students as to whether they support this proposal, which would add a small fee to their tuition since both the college and the students would share the cost. The union found that opinions were evenly split: 50% of students were in favor of the proposal, and the rest were opposed. The margin of error for their finding at the 95% level of confidence is ± _____ . (Use 4 decimal places)

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The student union wants to negotiate a subsidized bus pass with your school's administration. They have polled 270 students as to whether they support this proposal, which would add a small fee to their tuition since both the college and the students would share the cost. The union found that opinions were evenly split: 50% of students were in favor of the proposal, and the rest were opposed. The margin of error for their finding at the 95% level of confidence is ± _____ . (Use 4 decimal places)

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From the provided information, the total number (n) of polled students is 270, and proportion () of students who were...

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P(1-p) Margin of error = : a/2 n

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