Statistics: Informed Decisions Using Data (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321757270
ISBN 13: 978-0-32175-727-2

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Assess Your Understanding - Vocabulary and Skill Building: 3

Answer

The sample is not representative.

Work Step by Step

Example: a high school student wants to know the opinion of the students about a certain teacher, who teaches in many classes. For convenience, he selects his classmates to answer the survey. Of course, this sample is not representative.
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