Math Grade 7 Quiz Understanding Sampling in Statistics – 7.SP.A.1
In this section, we delve into the fundamental concepts of statistics, particularly how a wellchosen sample can reflect the broader population. You’ll understand the significance of random sampling and how it underpins valid inferences about a whole population.
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Why is it important for a sample to be representative of the population?
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2. Question
What is the main purpose of random sampling?
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Which of the following is a potential problem if the sample is NOT representative of the population?
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In a school of 800 students, a survey about the favorite school lunch is conducted. If the survey only asks 10 of the football team’s members, why might this be problematic?
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What does it mean if a sample is biased?
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If you want to know the average height of all students in your school, why should you avoid only measuring students in the basketball team?
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Question 7 of 10
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What is the benefit of using a random sample to conduct a survey?
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A survey is conducted on 500 out of 2500 people in a town to know their favorite ice cream flavor. What are these 500 people considered?
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When can generalizations about a population from a sample be considered valid?
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If researchers are studying the effects of a new allergy medication, why is it important that their sample includes individuals with various levels of allergy severity and not just those with mild allergies?
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