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Which of the following is not a reason for sampling? Explain. a. The destructive nature of some tests. b. High cost of studying the entire population. c. The

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Process of elimination -- think about each possibility:
 
Metallurgical analyses sometimes mean melting or dissolving a sample in acid. If you had an ancient artifact, would you want to destroy the entire object, removing it entirely from existence, or to take small pieces and analyze the pieces, leaving most of the original object intact?
 
If you wanted to analyze the DNA of a slug at $50 per cell analyzed, would you analyze every cell of the slug or take a few random cells for the analysis?
 
The expense of obtaining random numbers can be gleaned from this website: http://www.randomizer.org/