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 - Page 34: 26


It is not a simple random sample.

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In a simple random sample every sample has an equal chance of being chosen. Here, if a car from a brand has been selected then other cars form the brand have no chance of bbeing slected at all. Therefore not all cars have the same chance of being selected, therefore it is not a simple random sample.
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