
1.
A chain of grocery stores is curious about the brands their customers buy. Describe how a cluster random sample could be selected from their 20 stores.

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A company has offices on 4 floors of a building. The president of the company wants a sample of employees. What is a way they could collect a clustered random sample?

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An apartment complex has 14 separate buildings. The manager wants a random sample of residents. Which of the following is a description of cluster sampling in this situation?

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An animal shelter has 8 different animal areas. To analyze the ages of the animals, Jody wants to gather a sample by the cluster method. Select the correct cluster sample from the following options.

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All freshman classes have 35 students, and 10 different classes start at noon. The principal wants to use the cluster method to collect a random sample of students. Which of the following best describes the cluster sample in this situation?

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Benjamin Building Company is constructing a new neighborhood. The neighborhood is made of 5 different streets, each with 20 houses. What is a way someone could use cluster sampling to select a group of houses?

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Ms. Taylor has a list of all of her students, organized alphabetically. Describe a method for her to gather a clustered random sample.

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While organizing his room, Jon filled a dresser that has 7 different sized drawers. He then wanted to analyze the price of a random sample of items.. Select the best method for him to do this with the cluster random method.

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Robin is collecting information about the age of books in the library. This library has sections for history, mathematics, science, art, and music. Which is the best way to select a sample using the cluster method?

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While checking for typos in a textbook, Mary used a cluster random sample. Which of the following is most likely what she did?

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At the grocery store, 13 different types of rice are sold in bins. In an effort to investigate the presence of bacteria in rice, how could someone gather a sample using the cluster random sampling method?

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During the Olympics, several events can take place at the same time. Describe a way to find a random sample of athletes who have an event at noon using the cluster random sample method.

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The members of a football team all have a unique jersey number. There are 5 different positions on the team, with 8 players in each position. Patrick wants to gather a sample of players on this team. Determine the cluster random sample that Patrick should use.

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At a bingo game, 6 players are sitting at 50 different tables. Hannah wants to collect a sample of 6 players. Which of the following is a way for her to collect a sample of 6 using the cluster random sampling method?

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A trivia game has 9 different categories and 4 questions in each category. Amy is playing and wants to select a sample of questions. In order to collect a cluster random sample, what should she do?

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Mac loves movies so he subscribes to several different movie channels. For him to take a sample of movies and review their lengths, which of the following is the best cluster random sampling method?

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There are 10 waitresses working at a diner, and the manager wants to collect a sample of orders. Using a cluster random sampling method, describe the steps the manager takes to find his sample.

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A group of people are separated into groups of red, black, and green. Martin wants to collect data from these people using a cluster random sample. How can this be done?

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A car dealership sells 8 different colored cars (labeled 1 through 8) with a variety of prices. To analyze the prices, figure out which option gives a cluster random sample.

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A grocery store has 6 different brands of an oat cereal. Mama wants to do a taste test of a box of oats. When designing the experiment, she uses a cluster random sampling method. Select the best description of what she should do for this experiment.

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Anna's large family gathered for her birthday. All different members brought her a gift. This included multiple aunts, uncles, cousins and siblings. She doesn't want to open every present, just a representative few. Determine how she can do this with a cluster random sample.

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An electronics manufacturer produces laptops, calculators, tablets and phones. For a quality control check, they decide a cluster random sample is the best method. Select the best description of their sample.

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Each day, the Browns use a different amount of energy. They are able to track the exact amount each day. To gather one sample of data use in a day, they try the cluster sampling method. What steps can they take to do that?

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Karen wants to estimate her overall GPA based on a sample of quiz scores. In 5 years, she has taken 20 quizzes each year. Rather than look at all of them, she decides to pick a sample of 20 using the cluster method. Select the best description of that method here.

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Georgia has a bookshelf with 7 shelves. She wants to take a sample of books. What is a way she could collect a clustered random sample?

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Looking through an airplane catalog, Rusty is interested in the prices of items. Describe a way that Rusty could find a sample with the cluster method.

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Fans come from all over the country to see the Super Bowl. Pat is gathering information about the people at the game. Due to the size of the crowd, he decides to take a cluster random sample. What steps can he take to do that?

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One of Zoe's chores is organizing laundry. She separates clothes into 5 different baskets. To check her progress, Zoe's mom takes a sample of clothes. Which of the following is a cluster random sample for this situation?

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Housing prices are out of control! Zack wants to collect a sample of homes in 6 different cities using a cluster method to get the best representative sample. Which of the following is a good suggestion for him?

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Bob purchased 10 bags of M&Ms. He wants to gather a sample to investigate the colors. Describe how he could do that with the cluster random sampling method.