Sampling

In this lesson, we will discuss the difference between a sample and a census, and how to avoid bias in sampling.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is the correct definition of a hypothesis?

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Q2.Which of these is a valid hypothesis?

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Q3.Which of these is NOT an example of a primary data source?

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Q4.Which of these is a potential disadvantage of collecting primary data?

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is the correct definition of a hypothesis?

1/4

Q2.Which of these is a valid hypothesis?

2/4

Q3.Which of these is NOT an example of a primary data source?

3/4

Q4.Which of these is a potential disadvantage of collecting primary data?

4/4

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Statistics Lesson 3:

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Q1.In order to test what Arsenal fans think about their manager, a student gives an online questionnaire to 100 Arsenal fans. The student is testing his hypothesis by taking a ….

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Q2.Which of the following is a potential disadvantage of a sample?

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Q3.Mr Millar wants to test whether people prefer reading books to watching TV by asking 300 people outside Waterstones (a book shop chain) on a Friday morning. What is the most likely reason that this sample will be biased?

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Statistics Lesson 3:

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.In order to test what Arsenal fans think about their manager, a student gives an online questionnaire to 100 Arsenal fans. The student is testing his hypothesis by taking a ….

1/3

Q2.Which of the following is a potential disadvantage of a sample?

2/3

Q3.Mr Millar wants to test whether people prefer reading books to watching TV by asking 300 people outside Waterstones (a book shop chain) on a Friday morning. What is the most likely reason that this sample will be biased?

3/3

Lesson summary: Sampling

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