Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning From Data (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321755944
ISBN 13: 978-0-32175-594-0

Chapter 1 - Chapter Problems - Page 21: 1.28


a.) The sample is the 100 students surveyed. The population is all of the students of the school. b.) Descriptive statistics will summarize the results of the survey, and inferential staistics will "make the jump" so we can see the big picture.

Work Step by Step

The sample is the people who were asked. The population is by definition all possible subjects that are of interest to us in a study.
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