The Discussion Question Is:
Read the “Statistics in Practice” information on page 303. How are the sampling techniques used by Meadwestvaco helping the company meet it’s objectives? Why do they need to sample?
The discussion forum session this week again draws upon the advanced reading assignment. As you prepare for week 7 you want to turn your attention to the difference between a population and a sample. How can knowledge about one help you to understand the other? How does the concept of sampling enter into this analysis?