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Problem 51 Medium Difficulty

Determine whether each situation would produce a random sample. Write yes or no and explain your answer
surveying band members to find the most popular type of music at your school

Answer

NO

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Hi, everyone. So today we need to determine if this situation would produce a CZ random sample. Right? Yes or no would explain your answer. So we're serving band members. Defy the most popular type of music. Well, this actually would be in no for providing a random sample because this is just one group of kids. Okay. Band members play very traditional instruments such as trumpets, um, bass, drums, piano, flute, etcetera. So there tasting music might be more traditional. Or you can't just interview a one group of kids because you still have all the other kids who aren't band members who represent the school and not just the band members. So it would not be a random sample because you were interviewing or surveying just one group of

Top Algebra Educators
GH
Grace H.

Numerade Educator

Anna Marie V.

Campbell University

Kayleah T.

Harvey Mudd College

MG
Maria G.

Numerade Educator