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Febble Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-13-05 01:14 PM
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13. I have no idea whether I agree with your calculation
because I have no idea whether we have any shared understanding of what you are doing.

If you can define what you mean by an MoE, then I will address your question.

You are clearly becoming very angry, but I am simply trying to establish the terms of the debate.

The mathematical debate.

What do you mean/understand by the terms:

Margin of Error
Sampling error (or standard error)
Sampling bias.

When we agree on a shared understanding of those terms, then we can debate. Accusing me of all manner of stuff is not advancing the debate in the slightest. I cannot say what I think is plausible or not unless you define your terms.

Not in formulae - I know the formula for the standard error of a percentage. I don't know how old you are, but I'm 53 and I've been calculating standard errors for quite a while now.

I want to know what you think it means. Not more abuse

Please answer.
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