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SECTION 11 EXAMPLES Example 1 Suppose we wish to record the heights of all American men perhaps so that we can compute the average Since collecting all of this data is impractical if not impossible we may instead choose to measure the heights of a few American men in hopes that this smaller data set will give us a good indication of the heights of all American men Population Sampling unit Sample Example 2 Suppose a computer hard drive company manufactures 1 million hard drives and would like to know how long the hard drives will last So they select 5000 drives and run them continuously until they crash recording the time until failure Population Sampling unit Sample