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gabbyalicorn
 one year ago
A surveyor wants to know how many shoppers at a mall like to read books. He surveys 100 people coming out of a bookstore at the mall. Why is the sample biased?
A.
The surveyor did not sample the entire population at the mall.
B.
It is unlikely that people who shop in bookstores are interested in surveys.
C.
People who shop in bookstores are likely to read more books than those who do not.
D.
There are not enough people in the sample.
gabbyalicorn
 one year ago
A surveyor wants to know how many shoppers at a mall like to read books. He surveys 100 people coming out of a bookstore at the mall. Why is the sample biased? A. The surveyor did not sample the entire population at the mall. B. It is unlikely that people who shop in bookstores are interested in surveys. C. People who shop in bookstores are likely to read more books than those who do not. D. There are not enough people in the sample.

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MeowLover17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Which class is this for? just wondering

theopenstudyowl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ddd. i think..

MeowLover17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I believe C because people coming out of a bookstore would of course like books, otherwise they wouldnt be in the bookstore.

gabbyalicorn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You have a point there @MeowLover17

MeowLover17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Hope i helped :D Good luck with the rest of your questions
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