Research and Distribution Items_ Chapter 1

# Research and Distribution Items_ Chapter 1 - A researcher...

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A researcher is curious about the average IQ of registered voters in the state of Florida. If this average could be obtained, it would be an example of a __________. a. Sample b. Statistic c. Population d. Parameter Although a research study is typically conducted with a relatively small group of participants know as a __________, most researchers hope to generalize their results to a much larger group know as a __________. a. sample, population b. statistic, sample c. population, sample d. parameter, population Organizing a set of scores into a table or a graph would be an example of using ______. a. population statistics b. sample statistics c. descriptive statistics d. inferential statistics A researcher weighs each individual in a sample of 25 laboratory rats and calculates the average weight for the group. The average weight is an example of a _______. a. Parameter b. Statistic c. Variable d. Constant The average verbal SAT score for the entire class of entering freshmen is 530. However, if you select a

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