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DO NOW: The circle graph shows the results of a survey
of 500 college students about their preferred Spring
break destination. Of these 500 students, how many
students preferred Cancun?
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To save time and money, you will survey a sample or
part of the group.
Take a sample of twenty-five random students
about their favorite type of pie.
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A survey of students' favorite sports was taken
from a random sample of students in a school.
The results are shown in the table.
5. A survey showed that 74% of a nursery's mail-order
customers spent more than \$100 on plants each
spring. Predict how !!ÿam/of 125,000 mail-order
Students' Favorite
customers will spell 00 on pJÿants next
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spring.
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volleyball?
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whether the students saved some of the money they
earned. 84% of the students said they saved some
money. Out of 375 students, predict how many
would save some of their earnings.
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7. A survey showed that 55% of a travel company's
customers were planning an overseas vacation the
following year. Predict how many of the travel
company' s 12,400 travelers will vacation overseas
the following year.
4. There are 550 students in the school. Predict how
many students at the school prefer track and field.
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