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1. If you cannot manipulate variables, you can still use descriptive research methods.
2. If you are skillful, you can use descriptive research methods to find out why two variables are related.
3. Descriptive research methods can tell you ___happens, but not ___.
4. If students with high academic self esteem have better grades than students with low academic self-esteem, we can conclude that either high academic self-esteem leads to better grades or that better grades leads to high self-esteem.
5. The belief that interviews are valid shows the impact of
6. Random samples tend to be more representative than nonrandom samples.

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