Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32191-121-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-121-6

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Statistics - Section 1.1 An Overview of Statistics - Exercises: 5

Answer

False. A statistic is a numerical value that describes a sample characteristic.

Work Step by Step

A "population" is all of the possible outcomes, and a "sample" is a selected part of the population. A statistic represents a characteristic of a selected part, not of the whole group.
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