MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# How can the effect of an outlier be overcome in an experiment that examines a random sample of a population? A) Discard 50% of the data. B) Examine a larger random sample of the population. C) Examine a smaller random sample of the population. D) There is no way to overcome the effect of an outlier.

Accepted Solution

A:

C) Examine a smaller random sample of the population. The outlier is far away from the others so if the sample is smaller it may not be included in the sample.