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Exercise: Sampling dinosaurs in 2 streams, then reporting results
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Create a package called Dinosaur sampling. You'll need to create 3 variables:
|Variable||What it will hold|
|DinoCount1||The number of dinosaurs going down the left-hand pipe.|
|DinoCount2||The number going down the right-hand pipe.|
|DinoTotal||The number coming out the bottom.|
All of this will make sense when you look at the data flow diagram below:
We'll use a Percentage Sampling transformation to split the data into two streams, wtih 50% of the dinosaurs in each.
The control flow should end with a script to display the results found:
The Show results script should have 3 ReadOnly variables defined for it.
When you run this package, you should see something like this:
For some reason, the 50% sample never seems to contain 50% of the dinosaurs ...
Close this package, and say a joyful goodbye to dinosaurs for now!