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World Journal of Chemical Education. 2016, 4(2), 45-48
DOI: 10.12691/wjce-4-2-3
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An Exercise in Sampling: The Effect of Sample Size and Number of Samples on Sampling Error

Juan M. Sanchez1,

1Department of Chemistry, University of Girona, 17003-Girona, Spain

Pub. Date: June 18, 2016

Cite this paper:
Juan M. Sanchez. An Exercise in Sampling: The Effect of Sample Size and Number of Samples on Sampling Error. World Journal of Chemical Education. 2016; 4(2):45-48. doi: 10.12691/wjce-4-2-3

Abstract

A simple and fast exercise is outlined to show science students the importance of determining the size of a sample and also the quantity of sample in order to minimize sampling error and improve accuracy, and to achieve a desired error.

Keywords:
in the classroom analytical chemistry sampling active learning

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