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Drawing Conclusions from Sample Surveys

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Wanting a particular conclusion to occur might override what the statistics of a sample survey are showing. This problem is called _____.

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1. Which of the following pairs of variables are probably NOT conditioned on each other?

2. Reducing the number of independent variables in a sample survey increases _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can quickly check your knowledge of drawing conclusions from sample surveys thanks to the quiz and worksheet. For the quiz, you need to know about the effects of reducing the number of independent variables in a sample survey and different technical terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can assess your knowledge of:

  • Conditioned variables
  • Problem where you want a particular conclusion to occur
  • Term for data in a survey being selected because it leads to a particular result
  • Reducing the number of independent variables in a sample survey
  • Statistical analysis vocabulary terms

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about pairs of variables that are probably conditioned on each other
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a term for data in a survey being selected because it leads to a specific result and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on analyzing sample survey data

Additional Learning

You can cover more by using the lesson called Drawing Conclusions from Sample Surveys. Other topics you can analyze include:

  • Characteristics of sample surveys
  • Different types of variables
  • Pitfalls to avoid when using sample surveys
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