A community organization wants to determine area support for the construction of a new skate park in the center of town. The organization decides to survey 500 people to see whether they are willing to have their taxes increased for one year to fund the construction of the skate park.
What is the best way to randomly choose these 500 people?
(a)Select the first 500 taxpayers listed at the town hall.
(b)Survey the first 500 people who visit the existing skate park.
--> (c)Assign each taxpayer in town a number and then randomly select 500 of these numbers.
(d)Choose 100 taxpayers from 5 different age groups in town.