Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 12 - Statistics - 12.1 Sampling, Frequency Distributions, and Graphs - Exercise Set 12.1 - Page 779: 50


This statement does not make sense.

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If the radio station selects a random sample of their 100 largest contributors, they are going to get very biased results. A public radio station could have potentially thousands (or more) contributors. Only getting options of those who donate the most money will not show the opinions of all their contributors, many of who might make small donations.
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