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

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
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Chapter 1 - The Nature of Probability and Statistics - 1-4 Experimental Design - Exercises - Page 24: 13


A matched-pair design attempts to make sure the groups used in an experiment are similar, by evaluating and placing similar (matched-pair) subjects in each group. A completely randomized design does not evaluate the subjects to determine which groups they are placed in, rather the assignment is random.

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If the sample is large enough and there is true randomization, the groups in a completely randomized design will be similar.
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