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

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ISBN 10: 0321755944
ISBN 13: 978-0-32175-594-0

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Sample Versus Population - Practicing the Basics - Page 14: 1.8


a.)The sample is the 1200 Floridians asked. The population is all Floridians. b.) The percentages quoted are statistics

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. The percentages are statistics because they describe a characteristic about the sample, not the population.
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