chap08 - 8- 1Chapter EightSampling Methods and the Central...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 8- 1Chapter EightSampling Methods and the Central Limit Sampling Methods and the Central Limit TheoremTheoremONEExplain why a sample is the only feasible way to learn about a population.TWODescribe methods to select a sample.THREEDefine and construct a sampling distribution of the sample mean.FOURExplain the central limit theorem. Goals8- 2Chapter Eight continuedSampling Methods and the Central Limit Sampling Methods and the Central Limit TheoremTheoremGOALSFIVEUse the Central Limit Theorem to find probabilities of selecting possible sample means from a specified population. Goals8- 3Why Sample the Population?Why sample?The destructive nature of certain tests.The physical impossibility of checking all items in the population.The cost of studying all the items in a population.The adequacy of sample results in most cases.The time-consuming aspect of contacting the whole population.8- 4Probability Sampling/MethodsSystematic Random SamplingThe items or individuals of the population are arranged in some...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/06/2009 for the course ECON 41 taught by Professor Guggenberger during the Spring '07 term at UCLA.

Page1 / 12

chap08 - 8- 1Chapter EightSampling Methods and the Central...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online