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Populations, Samples, Parameters, and Statistics The field of inferential statistics enables you to make educated guesses about the numerical  characteristics of large groups. The logic of sampling gives you a way to test conclusions about such  groups using only a small portion of its members. population  is a group of phenomena that have something in common. The term often refers to a  group of people, as in the following examples: 
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