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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.

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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 ...

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