UK Secondary (7-11)
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Sampling Techniques

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State whether the following is an instance of a sample or a census:

a

A random selection of some people at a mall.

Sample

A

Census

B

Sample

A

Census

B
b

A stock take of all the goods in store.

Sample

A

Census

B

Sample

A

Census

B
c

A crash test of new cars just manufactured by a factory.

Sample

A

Census

B

Sample

A

Census

B
d

Asking all the teachers at your school whether they approve of a new class timetable.

Sample

A

Census

B

Sample

A

Census

B
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