Quiz 1 For Statistics

Quiz 1 For Statistics - Term Definition Parameter Is the...

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Term: Parameter Definition: Is the entire group of individual that are being studies, a numerical summary of a population. Term: Statistics Definition: Defined as the science of collecting, organizing, summarizing, and analyzing information to draw conclusion and answer questions. It is also described as a numerical summary of a sample. Term: Example of a Parameter Definition: The percentage of all students on your campus who own a car is 48.2%. Represents parameter because it is not opnly a portion of the population, which are the students on campus that have a car... it includes the whole population. Term: Example of Statistics Definition: school Bullies: In a NATIONAL survey of 1300 high school students, 32% of respondents reported that someone had bullied them at school. Considered this example because it is only a portion of all high school students, since its stated to be a national survey.
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Term: Difference of Statistics and parameter Definition: parameter includes the whole population, the entire group that is being studied. Statistics is described as a numerical study of a sample, meaning that the study only uses a portion of the population. Term: Qualitative Variables Definition: Allows classification based on attributes and characteristics.
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