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what is a random sample?
choosing a sample at random. e.g picking name out of hat
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what is a stratified sample?
representative of the population
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what is systematic sampling?
every nth term
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what is snowball sampling?
picking one person then picking another and it continues
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adv and dis for random sampling
adv-equal chance of being chosen dis-may get similar results and it might not be representative
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adv and dis for stratified sampling
it is representative and gives different views of all different groups dis-time consuming
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adv and dis for systematic sampling
allows researcher to gain random representative sample dis- only people that participate can get the chance of being selected
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adv and dis for snowball sampling
adv-useful for research and can access subculture dis- small samples used
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adv and dis for random sampling

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