Capella University The Role of the Sample Size Discussion Question

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Frankfort-Nachmias and Leon-Guerrero (2018) noted that the precision of a confidence interval can be enhanced by increasing the sample size.

Write a 350 word response to the following:

  • What is the role of sample size in the calculation of confidence intervals?
  • What factors might determine the size of an ideal sample in your dissertation study?

Reference: Frankfort-Nachmias, C., & Leon-Guerrero, A. (2018). Social statistics for a diverse society (8th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.