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MARGIN OF ERROR Definition & Legal Meaning

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Analytical technique that pre-plans in an experiment for a number of acceptable errors. The margin of error exists so that an individual can review results and then quantify the experiment’s level of accuracy by figuring the margin of error into the calculations. A smaller margin of error coincides with trustworthy results. A larger margin of error jeopardized the accuracy of the results.

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