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Systematic Sample: Definition & Example

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If a population had 175 objects in it, and we wanted to take a sample of 35 of those objects using systematic sampling, what would our interval size be?

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1. The human resources department at company ABC has 42 workers in it. In order to find out some information about the group as a whole, we want to take a sample of 7 of those workers to interview. If we have an ordered list of workers numbered 1 through 42, and we start at worker number 3, which workers would be included in our sample?

2. If we are taking a systematic sample of 14 objects from a population of 448 objects, what would our interval size be?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will gauge your knowledge of systematic samples and how they may be applied in several examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will see what you know about the following:

  • How to find an interval size
  • What to include in a sample
  • The advantages of systematic sampling

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to find an interval size
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what to include in a sample
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the advantages of systematic sampling and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Discover more about systematic samples by reviewing the lesson called Systematic Sample: Definition & Example. The lesson will cover the following areas:

  • Steps in the systematic sampling process
  • What a systematic sample is
  • Advantages and disadvantages of systematic sampling
  • Examples of a systematic sample
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