WA #1 STA-201 - STA-201 07 July 2017 Case Study Top Films...

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STA-201 07 July 2017 Case Study: Top Films of All Time A.) Identify the population. The population in this case study would be the entirety of film artists, critics, and historians, which are people who have made a career in the film industry. In reference to statistics, a population is defined as “the collection of all individuals or items under consideration in a statistical study” (Weiss and Weiss 3). B.) Identify the sample. The sample of this case study is the 1500 film artists, critics, and historians requested to pick their top 100 favorite films from the list of 400 made between 1915 and 2005, in which they were chosen to represent the opinions their peer professionals. In reference to statistics, a sample is defined as “that part of the population from which information is obtained” (Weiss and Weiss 3). C.) Is the sample representative of the population of all U.S. moviegoers? Explain your answer. This sample, while composed of many individuals incredibly close to the subject matter, will not represent the population of all U.S moviegoers. The sample was comprised of film
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