SYM-506 | Sampling Distribution and Confidence Intervals

Module 5 DQ 1

You just saw an ad on television that states the majority of the population would vote to make smoking illegal. The poll that is referenced shows 53% of those asked supported making smoking illegal. In the fine print at the bottom of the screen, you see that the margin of error is +/- 3%. What is your reaction? Explain.
Module 5 DQ 2

Many people believe that a larger sample is always better. What do you think? Explain.