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Surveys: Biased Samples and Questions

1) Biased Sample: Find an example of a survey that used a biased sample. Explain why the sample is biased. What could have been done to make the sample unbiased? (Newspaper article, magazine, or Internet search) I have no idea of how to look for this. How do I know what is biased and how to make it unbiased?

2) Biased Survey Question: Find an example of a survey that used a biased survey question. Explain why the question is biased. Rewrite the survey question that is is unbiased or at least less biased. Help all of this is very confusing. I did not even begin the class yet. How can I explain all of it. I need to do this ahead of time, before the class begins. Please help.

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1. Biased Sample: Find an example of survey the used a biased sample. Explain why the sample is biased. What could have been done to make the sample unbiased? (Newspaper article, magazine, or Internet search)

In a USA Today call-in poll 81 percent of the more than 6,000 respondents said that "Donald Trump symbolizes what made the U.S.A. a great ...

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This solution discusses biased samples and questions in surveys.

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