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Indicate which of the following situations involve sampling from a finite population and which involve sampling from an infinite population. In cases where the sampled population is finite, describe how you would construct a frame. a. Obtain a sample of licensed drivers in the state of New York. b. Obtain a sample of boxes of cereal produced by the Breakfast Choice company. c. Obtain a sample of cars crossing the Golden Gate Bridge on a typical weekday. d. Obtain a sample of students in a statistics course at Indiana University. e. Obtain a sample of the orders that are processed by a mail-order firm.

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Chapter 7.2, Problem 10E
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Indicate which of the following situations involve sampling from a finite population and which involve sampling from an infinite population. In cases where the sampled population is finite, describe how you would construct a frame.

  1. a. Obtain a sample of licensed drivers in the state of New York.
  2. b. Obtain a sample of boxes of cereal produced by the Breakfast Choice company.
  3. c. Obtain a sample of cars crossing the Golden Gate Bridge on a typical weekday.
  4. d. Obtain a sample of students in a statistics course at Indiana University.
  5. e. Obtain a sample of the orders that are processed by a mail-order firm.

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