# MATH

Suppose a researcher wants to study the effectiveness of a new reading program for students who have not acquired the necessary reading skills by the time they reach the 8th grade. A randomly selected group of 50 students from a local junior high with poor reading skills will undergo a special reading program. Another group of 50 randomly selected students with poor reading skills will undergo regular reading classes. A month later, the reading skills of all 100 students are assessed to determine whether the program was successful.

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It bothers me that 100 randomly selected poor readers in the 8th grade. Goodness, what was the total population of poor readers in the 8th grade? 1000?

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bobpursley

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