Why should you consider a pot of vegetable soup when designing a survey?
Homework: Chapter 12 # 3, 20, 21, Read pages 268-272
Vocabulary: population, sample, bias, sample size, census, simple random sample, voluntary response, undercoverage
- What is a representative sample?
- What are the ways by which we can draw samples?
- Why is randomization important to sampling?
- What kinds of biases can compromise our survey results?
- What is the purpose of a pilot survey?