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Magtastic Statistics

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What is the set of items from which a statistical sample is taken? Population
What is it called when the population is divided into subgroup and then each subgroup is subjected to random sampling? Stratified Samples
What is it called when some members of the population are less likely to be included? Biased Samples
What is it called when a certain group is favored in the selection of the population? Cherry Picking
What is it when the answers from the respondents differ from the potential answers of those who did not respond? Non-Response Bias
When participants volunteer for a study this is called? Self-Selected Sample
Person-to-person verbal contact is called? Face-To-Face Interviews
What is a survey that the participant takes on their own time? Self-Administered Surveys
When does each element of the population have an equal chance in being chosen for the study? Random Samples
What tells us where the middle of the data lies? (mean, median, and mode) Measure of Central Tendency
What is a visual representation of the values of one or more variables take in a sample? Frequency Distribution Table
What is the type of data that gives information on each member of the population individually? Ungrouped Data
What is the type of data that is shown in a frequency distribution table? Grouped Data