A committee on community relations in a college town plans
to survey local businesses about the importance of students as
customers. From telephone book listings, the committee
chooses 150 businesses at random. Of these, 73 return the
questionnaire mailed by the committee. The population for
this study is
The population in a statistical study is the entire group of individuals about which we want
information. A sample is a part of the population
The Web portal AOL places opinion poll questions next to
many of its news stories.
Simply click your response to join the sample.
One of the questions in January 2008 was "Do you plan to diet
this year?" More than 30,000 people responded, with 68%
You can conclude that