Statistics (12th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Methods for Describing Sets of Data - Exercises 2.48 - 2.70 - Understanding the Principles: 2.51

Answer

1. The size of the sample. The larger the sample, the more accurate the estimate will tend to be. 2. The variability, or spread, of the data. All other factors remaining constant, the more variable the data, the less accurate the estimate will be.

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