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# A group would like to estimate the percentage of town residents who would support a teen curfew.Which statement describes a method that will help the group accurately estimate this percentage? Take a random sample of towns in the state. Ask an administrator in the city office whether the town has a teen curfew, and then calculate the percentage of the total who say "yes." Identify all nearby towns that have a teen curfew. Contact the mayor of each of those towns and ask whether he or she thinks the curfew is a good policy. Calculate the percentage of the total who say "yes." Contact every parent who lives in the town and ask whether they support a teen curfew. Calculate the percentage of the total who say "yes." Take a random sample of residents in the town, and ask each resident in the sample whether or not they support a teen curfew. Then calculate the percentage of the total who say "yes."

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Hi there!

Your best answer here would be:

Take a random sample of residents in the town, and ask each resident in the sample whether or not they support a teen curfew. Then calculate the percentage of the total who say "yes."

This is because you are taking a sample of votes from residents.

Hope this helps!

Your best answer here would be:

Take a random sample of residents in the town, and ask each resident in the sample whether or not they support a teen curfew. Then calculate the percentage of the total who say "yes."

This is because you are taking a sample of votes from residents.

Hope this helps!