Why Randomize?

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Your statisticians draw several samplings from the same data set, some randomized and some not, and consider the distribution of the sample means of the two different types of samplings. The exercise demonstrates that non-random samples tend not to be balanced with respect to the population characteristics, and are therefore biased.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Types
Worksheets
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Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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