Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
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 - Page 6: 8


False. Inferential statistics involves using a ample to draw conclusions about a corresponding population.

Work Step by Step

The population is the whole group that is being studied, and the sample is the subset of that population for which data is actually collected, whether through observation, survey, or experiment. Based on the results of the sample, conclusions can be made about the larger group to which it belongs.
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