You are attempting to determine whether you are taller or shorter than the average student currently enrolled in your university. You have just learned about sampling and have decided to sample students to determine the average height at your university.
What are some advantages and disadvantages of using sampling to answer this question as opposed to examining the entire population?
Give some other examples of when you would be more likely to use sampling (applied to this particular example) as opposed to examining the entire population.
In what cases might you want to examine the entire population?