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When planning a survey, it is very important to decide the nature of the question/questions to be asked and the make-up of the sample to be surveyed so that it is representative of the population in question. This article provides a good opportunity for students to review these points and a case study upon which to apply their understanding.

If you were planning this survey:

Although this article is relevant to an introduction to data collection with surveys in a mathematics class, it may also be valuable in social science classes where project work with surveys may be carried out by students.

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