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Activity: Samples Representing the Population with M&Ms Candy

This activity uses M&MsĀ® to demonstrate the importance of using larger samples to represent a population.

Sample vs. Population; Inferential Statistics

Author: Natalie Ciarocco

Posted: Tuesday, May 25, 2010