# Ch 52: MTEL Math: Samples & Populations

Use this chapter to study samples and populations in mathematics as you prepare for the MTEL Math exam. These lessons aim to develop your understanding of their different uses within statistics.

## MTEL Math: Samples & Populations - Chapter Summary

This chapter seeks to aid you in your studies for the MTEL Math exam through strengthening your understanding of samples and populations. Within these lessons, you will have opportunities to learn about the following:

• Samples and populations as used in research
• Conditions of random sampling
• Types of non-probability sampling methods
• Problems with non-probability and probability sampling
• Definition of a convenience sample
• Random assignment, random selection, and random allocation
• Randomized experiments and how to interpret and analyze them
• Populations, generalizability, and samples
• Differences between parameters and statistics
• Parameter estimations using statistics

These brief video lessons are accompanied by full transcripts that allow you to review the content at the pace you choose. If you would like to skip to a specific topic within the video lesson, you may utilize the Timeline feature. As you progress through the chapter, you will have the option to take self-assessment quizzes with each lesson and a cumulative exam upon completion of the chapter.

### MTEL Math: Samples & Populations Chapter Objectives

One of the steps necessary to acquire your license to teach mathematics courses in Massachusetts is taking the MTEL Math exam. The 100 multiple-choice questions and 2 open-response questions of the exam are meant to assess your knowledge of math skills spread over a variety of content categories. Ten percent of the exam's questions focus on your understanding of data analysis, probability, and statistics. A firm grasp on samples and populations in statistics should help you understand the questions on this portion of the exam. Additionally, taking the multiple-choice quizzes in the chapter will expose you to the same question format that you'll find on the exam itself.

12 Lessons in Chapter 52: MTEL Math: Samples & Populations
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