- a method of selecting a sample (random sample) from a statistical population in such a way that every possible sample that could be selected has a predetermined probability of being selected.
Origin of random sampling
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for random sampling
Belle and I want to make a fast, random-sampling check of Primes and Ops around here.The Galaxy Primes
Edward Elmer Smith