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Textbook Problem

Using Appendix B of this book, select a simple random sample of 10 numbers in the range of 1 to 9876. What is each step in the process?

Summary Introduction

Introduction

Step 1 is to number the list of random numbers

Step 2 is to select the number of digits, in this case it would be four

Step 3 is to create a plan for how to select numbers

Step 4 is to decide how to select 4 of the 5 digits

Step 5 is to select the numbers

6375, 2386, 1655, 3018, 9140, 6322, 1935, 1805, 5188, 1457

Explanation

Answer and explanation

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The first step in selecting random numbers is to arrange the list of numbers, in this case the list in appendix B is arranged randomly. The next step is to select the number of digits, and in this case the number is four, since the upper range of the sample is 9876...

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