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Unformatted text preview: represents samples of size 100? Explain your answer. Polling Data – Means Imagine that you want to examine the amount of time it takes someone to vote from the time that person reaches the voting station until the vote is cast. In fact, you would like to know the average amount of time it takes a person to vote. To explore this idea further we have created a simulation. Two hundred random samples were simulated. Each sample consisted of 50 people with various voting times. The mean (or average) voting time (in minutes) was calculated for each sample. These sample means are plotted below. © 2011 THE CARNEGIE FOUNDATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF TEACHING A PATHWAY THROUGH STATISTICS, VERSION 1.6, STATWAY™  ­ STUDENT HANDOUT STATWAY™ STUDENT HANDOUT | 3 Lesson 10.1.1 Sampling Distributions of Sample Means Dotpl ot of Voti ng Ti me S ampl e Means, n =...
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