Introductory Statistics 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11905-571-7
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Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Measures of Dispersion for Ungrouped Data - Exercises - Page 96: 3.31


Population parameter is a numerical measure such as the mean, median, mode, range, variance or standard deviation calculated for a population data set. A sample statistic is a summary measure calculated for a sample data set.

Work Step by Step

The average age for all citizens study abroad is 25. This is an example of a population parameter. The average age for the citizens study abroad from New York is 23. This is an example of sample statistics.
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