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Which of the following is a reason we would choose to use a sample to understand a population?
Choose ALL that apply.
Studying a sample is faster than studying the entire population.
Gathering data from a sample is less expensive than gathering data from the entire population.
A representative sample can be used to estimate the characteristics of the population, making sampling a practical practice.
Examining the quality of a product can actually damage the items we are testing (think car-crash tests) making it unfeasible to examine the entire population.