Re: A different poll - the answers
Rich Locke (rfl@OFFPRO.NET)
Thu, 23 Apr 1998 11:45:55 -0400
Rich Locke wrote:
> 1. How many list members have "discussion of 3G issues" on
> the agenda at their district Round Table ?
> 2. How many list members think that 820 +/- is a
> statistically valid sample SIZE ?
Yes, a sample size of ~350 would be sufficient to draw
inferences about the entire Boy Scout population (not
including LFL) with a 5% margin for error.
> 3. How many list members think that Scouts-L is a valid
> sample POPULATION ?
Partial credit for yes or no since the question should have
read "sample *of* *the* POPULATION". The answer is no since
list subscribers are not a random sample of the general or
> Rich Locke
Yes, give yourself extra credit.
O.K., tomorrow, I think we should do fractions.
I wasn't going to send this, but I've received about 20
The consensus is, it's time to change the subject.
Would someone like to discuss the process of changing a BSA
National policy. I think it starts with the Chartered
Organization Reps at the Council annual meeting? What do
On the other hand, someone was asking about suggestions for
a pot luck dinner, requiring little or no cooking. Try a
Taco Salad; the only cooking is reheating the pre-cooked
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City