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A researcher places a radio advertisement offering $32 in exchange for participation in a short study. The researcher accepts the first nine people who respond to the advertisement. Which of the following statements is true about the sample? It is a valid sample because the first nine people were selected to participate. It is not a valid sample because it is not a random sample of the population. It is a valid sample because money was offered to participants. It is not a valid sample because it is only a short study.

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  1. Vocaloid
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    this is an an example of a voluntary response sample, where the participants choose to be part of the sample thus, it is not a random sample, and not representative of the general population

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