Sampling variability In thinking about Gallups sample of size 1523, we asked, Could it happen that one random sample finds that 57% of adults recently bought a lottery ticket and a second random sample finds that only 37% had done so? Look at Figure 5.6 (page 224), which shows the results of 1000 samples of this size when the population truth is 60%. Would you be surprised if a sample from this population gave 57%? Would you be surprised if a sample gave 37%?
ANEQ 328 Foundations In Animal Genetics Week 13 Class Notes (4/12/16-4/14/16) Must Know Statistics: Especially To Understand Quantitative Genetics Important Background Information o Population A breeding population of animals. o Value A numeric value applied to an individual as opposed to a population. Phenotypic Trait o Trait A genetically determined characteristics. Trait doesn’t always equal phenotype. o Simple Trait When a gene is controlled by 1 or a few loci. Can be qualitati