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1. Mrs. Bogard polled a sample of her students that attended math class and found that 91% of the students like math better than history. 1. Mrs. Bogard polled a sample of her students that attended math class and found that 91% of the students like math better than history. (a) Explain why it is biased conclusion to say that math is liked more than history at the school.(b) What would be a more accurate way for Mrs. Bogard to survey the students on their favorite subject? help asap please

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Answer:Step-by-step explanation:(a) Mrs. Bogard is herself a math teacher, so her asking her math class to indicate their favorite subject introduces a strong bias.  Some students would try to please Mrs. Bogard by choosing math over history.(b) If Mrs. Bogard wanted truly unbiased input, she'd have to take the class to another room in which neither math nor history is taught and ask a fellow teacher to do the sampling for her.