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Consider each of the following research conditions. For each one, write a research question that would be subject to such conditions.

  1. Sampling must be used because the population is too large to measure.

    Are a majority of Americans in favor of replacing the Electoral College with a popular vote?

  2. Sampling must be used because measuring the population would destroy it.

    How many calories are in a McBurger's small order of fries?

  3. A census can be used because the population is measurable.

    What group of people do you know that forms a small enough population such that every person can be a subject?

  1. A census can be used, even though the population is very large.

    What data is collected by an entire population say in the United States?