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stratified random sample
groups of interest (strata) chosen in such a way that they appear in approximately the same proportions in the sample as in the population
the mean of the sampling distribution of a statistic does not equal the mean of the population; see unbiased estimate
probability sample in which one of the first n subjects is chosen at random for the sample and then each nth person after that is chosen for the sample
alternative hypothesis that can vary from the null in either direction; values much greater than or much less than the null provide evidence against the null
table that lists the outcomes of two categorical variables; the values of one category are given as the row variable, and the values of the other category are given as the column variable; also called a contingency table
mean of the sampling distribution for the estimate equals the parameter being estimate
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