T.i.P.S.

Students should be able to make generalizations, predictions, and inferences about a larger population based on data collected from a random sample of that population.
Example

A local home builder surveyed a random sample of 50 customers in Round Rock to find out how they heard about the business. The results are graphed below.
If Round Rock has a population of 110,000 people, and the builder can only select one type of marketing campaign next year, which option should he choose? Why?
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TEKS

8.12 Measurement and data. The student applies mathematical process standards to use statistical representations to analyze data. The student is expected to:
(B) use data from a random sample to make inferences about a population