Learn what sampling is and why it is useful, understand the problems caused by convenience sampling, and learn about the differences between true randomness and pseudo-randomness.
Learn how to and when to perform the four methods of random sampling: simple, systematic, stratified, and cluster.
Learn how to quantify the accuracy of sample statistics using relative errors, and measure variation in your estimates by generating sampling distributions.
Learn how to use resampling to perform bootstrapping, used to estimate variation in an unknown population. Understand the difference between sampling distributions and bootstrap distributions.