Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach with Formula Card 9th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078136334
ISBN 13: 978-0-07813-633-7

Chapter 1 - The Nature of Probability and Statistics - 1-1 Descriptive and Inferential Statistics - Exercises 1-1: 8

Answer

A statistical sample is said to be biased if the results from the sample of a population are radically different from the results of a census of the population.

Work Step by Step

When a sample does not represent the results of the population it is taken from , it is said to be biased.
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