CHAPTER 5

Sampling and Sampling Distributions

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of sampling
  • Differentiate between random and non-random sampling
  • Understand the concept of sampling and non-sampling errors
  • Understand the concept of sampling distribution and the application of central limit theorem
  • Understand sampling distribution of sample proportion
STATISTICS IN ACTION: LARSEN & TOUBRO LTD

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