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The 10% Condition and the Finite Population Correction Factor

Updated: Aug 29, 2023


Today's blog post comes from AP Stats guru Josh Tabor. Josh is an AP Statistics teacher at Canyon del Oro High School in Oro Valley, AZ. He is a long-time AP Reader, Table Leader, and Question Leader and presents workshops around the country. He is also the co-author of The Practice of Statistics for AP Statistics and two textbooks for on-level statistics: Statistics and Probability with Applications and Statistical Reasoning in Sports.




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Karen Kirkland
Karen Kirkland
10. März 2022

This post is worth its weight in gold. I love the generalization at the end with other examples. Thanks!

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Thomas Rohnkohl [Silverado HS]
Thomas Rohnkohl [Silverado HS]
17. Jan. 2022

Another great piece of work by Josh! Thanks for sharing.

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Daniel Dudley
Daniel Dudley
16. Jan. 2022

This is a very timely blog post. My kids have been wondering the exact thing as we work on CI's. Thanks!!

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