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ERIC Number: EJ694419
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug
Pages: 4
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 2
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0141-982X
Public Opinion Polls, Chicken Soup and Sample Size
Nguyen, Phung
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v27 n3 p89-92 Aug 2005
Cooking and tasting chicken soup in three different pots of very different size serves to demonstrate that it is the absolute sample size that matters the most in determining the accuracy of the findings of the poll, not the relative sample size, i.e. the size of the sample in relation to its population.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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