Posted by **tannu** on Saturday, September 13, 2008 at 4:57pm.

you plan to survey people to see what percent own their home and what percent rent. tell whether the following will give a random sample. justify ur answer.

a you interview people outside a pool supply sotre in the suburbs.

b you interview people in the street near an apartment complex.

c you mail a survey to every 20th person in the telephone book.

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, September 13, 2008 at 5:04pm
Tannu or Malna -- or whoever you are -- it's not necessary to change your name for each post.

Which location do YOU think will give you a random sample? Why? We'll be glad to comment on your answers.

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**tannu**, Saturday, September 13, 2008 at 5:09pm
well malna and tannu both is my name so i use the both name....i guess that doesn't matter....so plz help me with my hw

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**PsyDAG**, Saturday, September 13, 2008 at 5:10pm
Can you see any bias caused by any of the choices? In terms of home ownership, which would be most random? Do you know the definiton of random? In terms of the population, all subjects have an equal chance of being included in the sample. What population concerns you?

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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**malna**, Saturday, September 13, 2008 at 5:14pm
i m not sure but i think it could be "b" is that correct

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