Lesson 1 Introduction; Estimating Population Mean and Total under Simple Random Sampling STAT 506

# Lesson 1 - STAT 506 Sampling Theory and Methods ANGEL Department of Statistics Eberly College of Science Lesson 1 Introduction Estimating

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STAT 506 - Sampling Theory and Methods ANGEL Department of Statistics Eberly College of Science Lesson 1: Introduction; Estimating Population Mean and Total under Simple Random Sampling Submitted by gfj100 on Wed, 11/25/2009 - 14:39 This lesson starts with an introduction to the course. We then provide an overview to sampling. The distinction between probability sampling and quota sampling is discussed. And we proceed to talk about how to estimate population mean and population total under simple random sampling. Glenn: can you insert Bob Heckard Part 1 herer. .. Lesson 1 Objectives Upon successful completion of this lesson, you will be able to: know that estimation procedures depend on the sample design distinguish between quota sampling and probability sampling know the desirable properties of estimates distinguish between sampling error and nonsampling errors know how to perform srs by using minitab provide point estimate to population mean and be able to estimate the variance of the estimate

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Lesson 1 - STAT 506 Sampling Theory and Methods ANGEL Department of Statistics Eberly College of Science Lesson 1 Introduction Estimating

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