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9.When conducting a survey, which survey would yield the most random results?YOUR ANSWERCORRECTANSWERSurvey 100 dentists about a new toothpasteSurvey 250 athletes about steroid useSurvey every 10 thperson at a mall entrance regarding their eating habitsSurvey every 20 thperson at the check-out counter in a book store abouttheir taste in non-fiction booksLessDesigning Experiments/Collecting DataReview1.A food company is testing new cookie recipes and would like feedback from consumers to determine which, if any, of the new cookies to market nationwide.
If A, B, and C represent the new cookie recipes, what is a fair question to ask?Would you buy one of these cookies, and if so, which one?Do you think Cookie A is too dry?Would you agree that Cookie B smells better than Cookie C?Which of these brand new, innovative recipes should replace the old recipe that has been in use for decades?2.Which sampling method provides a random sample to determine the average number of pets per family in a particular area?YOUR ANSWERCORRECTANSWERAsking every 10th person entering a local grocery storeAsking every 10th person entering a local pet storeAsking every 10th student entering the local high schoolAsking every 10th person entering a local apartment complexLessDisplaying DataReview3.
The table below represents the number of wins per season by a professional baseball team between 1963 and 2012: What is the most frequent number of games won in a season?4.The United States takes a census every 10 years to determine the population. The double-bar graph below shows the populations for each of the New England
states in 2000 and 2010: Which state had the smallest population change between 2000 and 2010?YOUR ANSWERCORRECTANSWERRhode IslandVermontConnecticutMaineLess