Simple Random Samples

Simple Random Samples

Author: Ryan Backman

This lesson will explain simple random samples (SRS)

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Terms to Know
  • Random Number Generator

    A method of collecting a sample that utilizes technology to select random numbers corresponding to individuals in the population

  • Random Number Table

    A method of collecting a sample to select random numbers corresponding to individuals in the population. Each individual is assigned a number, which are then selected from the table.

  • Simple Random Sample

    A method of selection that guarantees that every sample of a certain size has an equal chance of being the selected sample