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How would you do it?

What sampling technique would you use to select the sample for the study and why?

Will the technique you choose give you a sample that is representative of the population?

Describe the method for collecting data

Identify possible flaws or biases in your study

Data Classification

What type of data you expect to collect: qualitative, quantitative or both?

What levels of measurement do you think the data in the study will be? Why?

Will the data collected for the study represent population or sample?

Will the numerical measures of the data be parameters or statistic?

How did they do it?

Describe some possible errors in collecting data by telephone errors?

Compare your method of collecting data to this method.

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How would you do it?

What sampling technique would you use to select the sample for the study and why?

It is recommended to use a Quota based sampling/Purposeful sampling. This is a technique wherein respondents are selected based on the characteristics that researcher would like to have in the sample. In this case, sample respondents will be selected who use different types of vehicles for transportation. The sample respondents selected should be representative of the % of individuals, who use different type of vehicles commuting.

Will the technique you choose give you a sample that is representative of the population?

Yes, the technique will give a sample representative of population as it takes care of % of individuals that use different types of commuting.

Describe the method for collecting data

The data will be collected through a field based paper-pencil survey by actually talking to respondents face-to-face.

Identify possible flaws or biases in your study

Possible flaws or biases in ...

#### Solution Summary

This posting provides solution to several theory questions of statistics focused on sampling methodology, data collection techniques and level of variables.

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