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Administrators at Texas A&M University were interested in estimating the percentage of students who are the first in their family to go to college. The A&M student body has about 46,000 members. For each of these proposed survey designs, identify the problem and the effect it would have on the estimate of the percentage of students who are the first in their family to go to college. i. Publish an advertisement inviting students to visit a website and answer questions. ii. Set up a table in the student union and ask students to stop and answer a survey.

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VerifiedA voluntary response sample is a sample for which the subjects can decide if they want to be in the sample or not.

Convenience sampling uses a subgroup from the population (that is conveniently chosen).

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