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: 6

Answer

The Gallup poll is more likely to represent the feelings of voters.

Work Step by Step

The AOL poll used a voluntary sample whilst the Gallup poll used a random sample. Those who chose to respond to the AOL survey are more likely to have strong feelings about candidates and therefore are not representative. Therefore the Gallup poll is more likely to represent the feelings of voters.
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