Each of the following processes involves sampling from a population.

Each of the following processes involves sampling from a population. Define the population, and state whether it is tangible or conceptual.

a. A chemical process is run 15 times, and the yield is measured each time.

b. A pollster samples 1000 registered voters in a certain state and asks them which candidate they support for governor.

c. In a clinical trial to test a new drug that is designed to lower cholesterol, 100 people with high cholesterol levels are recruited to try the new drug.

d. Eight concrete specimens are constructed from a new formulation, and the compressive strength of each is measured.

e. A quality engineer needs to estimate the percentage of bolts manufactured on a certain day that meet a strength specification. At 3:00 in the afternoon he samples the last 100 bolts to be manufactured.

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