Representative Data

Understanding if the data represents a sample or a population and identifying samples for the same. Understanding and identifying the samples as representative samples.

Mapped to CCSS Section# 7.SP.A.1

Understand that statistics can be used to gain information about a population by examining a sample of the population; generalizations about a population from a sample are valid only if the sample is representative of that population. Understand that random sampling tends to produce representative samples and support valid inferences.
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