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A polling agency wanted to test whether a ballot measure would pass with greater than 50% yes voted. The agency sampled 1000 registered voters selected at randoma nd 50.6% of the voters favored the ballot measure. The margin of error associated with this poll was +-3%. Based on the polls results, which of the following statements must be true?

 

a) the precentage of voters who willvote yes for the ballot measure is 50.6%

b) the ballot measure will pass with more yes votes than no votes, but the percentage of votes it will recieve cannot be predicted. 

c) the ballot measure will pass with at least 53.6% of the vote.

d) the polls results do not provide sufficient evidence to conlude that the ballot measure will pass.

 

the right answer is B but i chose D. Can somone explain?

 Aug 7, 2020

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