The International 500. Each year, Fortune Magazine publishes an article titled “The…
The International 500. Each year, Fortune Magazine
publishes an article titled The International 500 that provides
a ranking by sales of the top 500 firms outside the United States.
Suppose that you want to examine various characteristics of successful
firms. Further suppose that, for your study, you decide to
take a simple random sample of 10 firms from Fortune Magazine s
list of The International 500.
a. Use Table I in Appendix A to obtain 10 random numbers that
you can use to specify your sample. Start at the three-digit
number in line number 14 and column numbers 10 12, read
down the column, up the next, and so on.