Sampling Experiments

Prepare a Presentation

Work Time

Prepare a Presentation

Think about these questions as part of your presentation.

  1. Within each sample size group, how do your results compare for the five samples? What does this comparison tell you?
  2. How do your results compare for the three sample size groups?
  3. How many marbles of each color do you think there are in the jar?

Challenge Problem

  • If the jar held 500 marbles but had 10 different colors of marbles, what do you think the best sample size would be?

INTERACTIVE: Marble Jar