Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321836960
ISBN 13: 978-0-32183-696-0

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Statistics - 1-4 Collecting Sample Data - Basic Skills and Concepts: 23

Answer

It is a simple random sample.

Work Step by Step

In a simple random sample every sample has an equal chance of being chosen. Here, the computer randomly selects the 500 people, therefore everyone has the same chance of being selected. Therefore it is a simple random sample.
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