Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 12 - Data Analysis and Probability - 12-5 Samples and Surveys - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 38

Answer

No; the sample is biased.

Work Step by Step

This is poor statistical analysis for a variety of reasons. First, many political radio stations attract an audience favoring a particular candidate, so the population is not truly random. Second, the sample may not be large enough to provide a definitive result (though the first reason is the answer the book is looking for).
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