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 - 1-4 Experimental Design - Exercises - Page 25: 33


The sample is not sufficient to allow for general conclusions to be valid.

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The sample is too small. 20 subjects cannot be representative of the entire population. The sample was from one geographic location and possibly from a student-only group, which is not representative of entire population.
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