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identify which of these types of sampling is | Ch 1.4 - 19BSC

Elementary Statistics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321836960 | Authors: Mario F. Triola ISBN: 9780321836960 18

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Problem 19BSC

Problem 19BSC

 

identify which of these types of sampling is used: random, systematic, convenience, stratified, or cluster.

Literary Digest Poll In 1936, Literary Digest magazine mailed questionnaires to 10 million people and obtained 2,266,566 responses. The responses indicated that Alf Landon would win the presidential election, but Franklin D. Roosevelt actually won the election.

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Convenience sample, because the magazine is conducting the survey in the most convenient way possible for them - by mailing out questionnaires with their magazines. They are not taking any measures to ensure that their survey contains the opinions of a variety of different people and their differing opinions.

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Chapter 1.4, Problem 19BSC is Solved
Textbook: Elementary Statistics
Edition: 12
Author: Mario F. Triola
ISBN: 9780321836960

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