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Consider each of these situations. Do you think the proposed sampling method is appropriate? Explain. a) We want to know if there is neighborhood support to turn a vacant lot into a playground. We spend a Saturday afternoon going door to door in the neighborhood, asking people to sign a petition. b) We want to know if students at our college are satisfied with the selection of food available on campus. We go to the largest cafeteria and interview every 10th person in line.

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1 of 2**a)** Going door-to-door and asking people to sign a petition does not involve any randomization. The sampling method done is **convenience sampling** and is not representative of the population of the neighborhood.

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