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15th Edition
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ISBN: 9781337670319

Textbook Problem

Fifteen randomly selected students are found to be taller than 6 feet. The researchers concluded that the average height of a student is greater than 6 feet. This is an example of ________.

  1. a. experimental error
  2. b. sampling error
  3. c. a subjective opinion
  4. d. experimental bias

Summary Introduction

Introduction: Sampling error is a statistical value that is the error by the sample observation instead of whole population. It is the difference between the statistical sample used for the estimation of population parameter and the actual value of the particular parameter.

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