Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Statistics - Review - Review Exercises: 8

Answer

a. Random b. Stratified c. Nominal d. Statistic, because it is based on a sample. e. The mailed responses would be a voluntary response sample. Those with strong opinions about the topic would be more likely to respond, so it is very possible that the results would not reflect the true opinions of the population of all adults.

Work Step by Step

a. Random b. Stratified c. Nominal d. Statistic, because it is based on a sample. e. The mailed responses would be a voluntary response sample. Those with strong opinions about the topic would be more likely to respond, so it is very possible that the results would not reflect the true opinions of the population of all adults.
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