# Small vs large samples

If a random sample of 10 people found that 9 were pro-life (i.e., 90%), while another random sample of 1000 people from the same population found that 550 were pro-life (i.e., 55%), which would you find more significant? Why?

Offer any personal experiences where you might have trusted results from a small sample more than that of a large sample, and explain why that was the case.

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This 630 word solution compares hypothesis tests for large and small samples and in ...

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This 630 word solution compares hypothesis tests for large and small samples and in particular compares p-values of the tests to evaluate which test is more signficant. Part two of the question is addressed with an example comparting a large volunteer sample with a smaller randomly selected sample.