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To determine monthly rental prices of apartment units in San Francisco Bay area, samples were constructed in the following ways. Identify the technique used to produce each sample. (cluster, convenience, random, stratified, systematic):
a) Number all the units in the area and use a random number table to select the apartments to include in the sample.
b) Classify the apartment units according to the number of bedrooms and then take a random sample from each of the classes.
c) Classify the apartments according to zip code and take a random sample from each of the zip code regions.
d) Look in the newspaper and choose the first apartments you find that list rents.

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The solution gives examples for cluster sampling, convenience sampling, random sampling, stratified sampling and systematic sampling.

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a) Number all the units in the area and use a random number table to select the apartments to include in the sample. :- Random ...

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