Sampling Distribution: Definition, Models & Example


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Samples are often used in research because...

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1. Researchers often use statistics to...

2. Which of the following is an example of a statistic?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet focus on sampling distribution models. Understanding how and why these models are used is a vital part of completing this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions included on this quiz will require you to demonstrate what you know about:

  • Statistics
  • Samples
  • Research

Skills Practiced

Apply and practice the following skills as you complete this quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sampling distribution
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what sampling distribution is
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine an example of a sampling distribution model and identify the statistic it uses

Additional Learning

The lesson that accompanies this quiz and worksheet, entitled Sampling Distribution: Definition, Models & Example, is available when you're ready to continue studying about this subject. Briefly, some of the topics covered by this lesson include:

  • Basic concepts related to statistics
  • Statistical values
  • Histograms