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Posted by **Sarah** on Monday, September 13, 2010 at 7:58pm.

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**MathGuru**, Monday, September 13, 2010 at 8:11pmFormula:

n = [(z-value * sd)/E]^2

...where n = sample size, z-value will be 1.96 using a z-table to represent the 95% confidence interval, sd = square root of 14 (standard deviation is equal to the square root of the variance), E = 2, ^2 means squared, and * means to multiply.

Plug the values into the formula and finish the calculation. Round your answer to the next highest whole number.

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**Sarah**, Monday, September 13, 2010 at 8:24pmSo the answer would be 13.4459 ?

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**MathGuru**, Monday, September 13, 2010 at 9:23pmLooks OK! Round up to the next highest whole number, which would be 14.

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**Edddddy**, Monday, February 28, 2011 at 1:56amThanks MathGuru, the formula helped with a relevant math problem.

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