A selection taken from a larger group (the "population") that will, hopefully, let you find out things about the larger group.

Samples should be chosen randomly.

Example: you ask 100 randomly chosen people at a football match what their main job is. Your

Samples should be chosen randomly.

Example: you ask 100 randomly chosen people at a football match what their main job is. Your

**sample**is the 100, while the**population**is all the people at that match.See: Population

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