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    Random Sampling Guarantees

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    The process of random sampling guarantees that the sample selected will be representative of the population. Is this statement true? Discuss. Please explain 200 words using an example.

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    The process of random sampling does not guarantee that the sample will be representative of the population. The first reason is that random sampling is done when the population or the area is large. When during the sampling process several areas are not hit by the random numbers generated, there will be poor representation of the overall parent population. For example, ...

    Solution Summary

    The answer to this problem explains how the process of random sampling can represent the population and what challenges lie in the process. The solution discusses three reasons, the first being that random sampling is done when the population or area is large, the second being that random sampling must be done on the complete population, and that random sampling must be current. The solution is a total of 246 words with one reference is included.

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