S2 - population is called a a parameter b a census c a statistic d the scientific method ANSWER c TYPE MC DIFFICULTY Easy KEYWORDS statistic 4 A

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1. The universe or "totality of items or things" under consideration is called a) a sample. b) a population. c) a parameter. d) a statistic. ANSWER: b TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: population 2. The portion of the universe that has been selected for analysis is called a) a sample. b) a frame. c) a parameter. d) a statistic. ANSWER: a TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: sample 3. A summary measure that is computed to describe a characteristic from only a sample of the
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Unformatted text preview: population is called a) a parameter. b) a census. c) a statistic. d) the scientific method. ANSWER: c TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: statistic 4. A summary measure that is computed to describe a characteristic of an entire population is called a) a parameter . b) a census. c) a statistic. d) the scientific method. ANSWER: a TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: parameter...
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