How to Adjust for a Small Sample Size?

Answer In an experiment, your sample size will influence many of the end results of your study. A small sample size may arise due to budget or resource constraints, and may therefore be unchangeable. Ther... Read More »

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How to Compensate for a Small Sample Size in Statistical Analysis?

In analytical statistics, you normally know a parameter about your population: you might know the mean or the standard deviation. You can even use a large sample size to make guesses about what tho... Read More »

How to Decide on a Sample Size?

Researchers make inferences about the population from sample statistics. Inferences such as 10 percent of children in the U.S. who are of age 2 to 5 years are obese are easy to understand. The samp... Read More »

What is a representative sample size?

A representative sample size is a term used in survey research. The size of the population is the total number of people under study. With the size of the population and a desired confidence level ... Read More »

What is a valid sample size?

A valid sample size is the number required to project results from the sample on to a population, accurately. For instance, if Anne gets 3 "A"s and 1 "B" in her classes, you might want to estimate,... Read More »