Explore BrainMass

Sample Type

Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

Yolanda is choosing participants to call for her telephone survey of campus drinking patterns. She gets a list of all students on campus and selects every tenth student to call. She has chosen a:

a. Population

b. Simple random sample

c. Systematic random sample

d. Representative sample.

Â© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 24, 2021, 5:08 pm ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/statistics/sampling/survey-drinking-patterns-30753

Solution Preview

Answer: c. Systematic random sample

A systematic random sampling is sampling at some equal interval of space or time (i.e, every 10th student. This procedure uses a random starting point and a constant skip interval to select the sample from the population list. For example, if the sampling frame contains 5,000 employee names and one needs ...

Solution Summary

The solution answers what type of sample is chosen in the given scenario.

\$2.49