random sample


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Noun1.random sample - a sample in which every element in the population has an equal chance of being selected
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
sample distribution, sampling, sample - items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
2.random sample - a sample grabbed at random
sample - a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
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A SURVEY on the state of roads and transport services across Calderdale has been sent out to a random sample of thousands of people in the district.
Beginning with one random sample, students used their initial criteria to decide if their random sample of Year 5 students in Australia was environmentally friendly.
For ALP, two types of samples were collected; one fasting sample and one random sample after breakfast.
In other words, a random sample of 1,200 voting-age Filipinos were asked to take part until May in a daily mini-survey conducted through the free cell phones.
If all strata are identical populations, conventional control charts would act as if the stratified sample was a random sample from that common population.
The Benchmark Survey was conducted in November 2003 and reflects the responses from 1,001 telephone interviews conducted from a random sample of Indiana households.
Use Benford's Law, a statistical formula for evaluating the frequency of given values in a random sample, to expose implausible numeric data.
Now, however, officials say the National Center for Educational Statistics will conduct a random sample from just 300 schools.
By scampering all over the Badlands, the family created for us a perfectly random sample over time and location," says Terry.
From a random sample of 5,200 Texas college freshmen, the researchers found that nearly three out of four high-achieving students who didn't make the top cut were still able to attend either Texas A&M University or UT, if they wanted to.
The study included a random sample of records drawn from policies across the nation between June 2000 and 2001.