Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321836960
ISBN 13: 978-0-32183-696-0

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Statistics - 1-4 Collecting Sample Data - Basic Skills and Concepts: 19

Answer

Convenience sample.

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Literary Digest conducted the survey by mailing out questionnaires, which was the most convenient way for them. This method didn't guarantee that their survey contained opinions of different people, so it is a convenience sample.
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