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Jayce volunteers for the local library. The librarian wants to find out whether the patrons prefer paperback books or e-books. Jayce cannot decide which method to use for polling the patrons.

Option 1: Poll every fifth patron who enters the library on Paperback Lovers Day.
Option 2: Poll every third patron who enters the library on Technology Appreciation Day.

Which statement about the methods of collecting data is true?
Jayce should not use either option. Option 1 is likely to be biased so that paperbacks are overrepresented, while Option 2 is likely to be biased so that e-books are overrepresented.
Jayce should use Option 2. Option 1 is biased so that paperbacks are overrepresented, but Option 2 will give balanced results that reflect the general population.
Jayce should use Option 1. Option 2 is biased so that e-books are overrepresented, but Option 1 will give balanced results that reflect the general population.
Jayce should use whichever one is most convenient for those taking the polls because both options will give balanced results that reflect the general population.

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Jayce should not use either option. Option 1 is likely to be based so that paperbacks are overrepresented, while Option 2 is likely to be biased so that e-books are overrepresented.

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Jayce volunteers for the local library. The librarian wants to find out whether the patrons prefer paperback books or e-books. Jayce cannot decide which method to use for polling the patrons.

Option 1: Poll every fifth patron who enters the library on Paperback Lovers Day.

Option 2: Poll every third patron who enters the library on Technology Appreciation Day.

Since, Option 1: Poll every fifth patron who enters the library on Paperback Lovers Day. It biased because since it paperback lovers day thus, it would be likely that most people like the paperback which make it biased.

Since, Option 2: Poll every third patron who enters the library on Technology Appreciation Day. It biased because since it technology appreciation day thus, it would be likely that most people don't care about these stuff since people coming in are for technology appreciation.