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Systematic Sampling and Simple Random Sampling

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In what ways is a systematic sample more efficient than a simple random sample? In what way is systematic sampling less representative of the population than simple random sampling?

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Questions: In what ways is a systematic sample more efficient than a simple random sample? In what way is systematic sampling less representative of the population than simple random sampling?

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In a systematic sample, the elements of the population are put into a list and then every kth element in the list is chosen (systematically) for inclusion in the sample. ...

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This posting helps with two types of sampling in business analysis: systematic sampling and simple random sampling. It defines both types of sampling. The solution also discusses the following: in what ways a systematic sample is more efficient than a simple random sample. It also discusses how systematic sampling is less representative of the population than simple random sampling. The explanation is given in 235 words.

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