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Define the terms population, sample, parameter, and statistic.
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A researcher is interested in the texting habits of high school students in the United States. The researcher selects a group of 100 students, measures the number of text messages that each individual sends each day, and calculates the average number for the group. a. Identify the population for this study. b. Identify the sample for this study. c....
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What value is represented by the lowercase letter n? a. the number of scores in a population b. the number of scores in a sample c. the number of values to be added in a summation problem d. the number of steps in a summation problem Explanation The population is represented by capital N while the sample is represented by n Answer The lowercase let...
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The teacher in a communications class asks students to identify their favorite reality television show. The different television shows make up a _ scale of measurement. a. nominal b. ordinal c. interval d. ratio
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When measuring height to the nearest half inch, what are the real limits for a score of 68.0 inches? a. 67 and 69 b. 67.5 and 68.5 c. 67.75 and 68.75 d. 67.75 and 68.25
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