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Administrators at Texas A&M University were interested in estimating the percentage of students who are the first in their family to go to college. The A&M student body has about 46,000 members. How might the administrators answer their question by applying the three Big Ideas?

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1 of 2The three Big Ideas are take a sample, make sure the sample is random and make sure the same sample size is sufficiently large.

The administrators should survey a sample (part) of the population

The individuals in the sample should be selected randomly from the population (such that the sample is representative for the entire population).

The number of individuals in the sample should be sufficiently large.

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