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Consider the statistical study below and then (a.) identify the population and the population parameter ofinterest, (b.) describe the sample and...

Consider the statistical study below and then (a.) identify the population and the population parameter of​ interest, (b.) describe the sample and sample statistic for the​ study, and (c.) identify the type of study.


103 people who speak only one language were given cognitive tests. It was discovered that those participants who were given a suggestion their lack of a second language might affect their performance on the test actually did worse on the test.


Identify the population and the population parameter of interest. Choose the correct answer below.


A. The population is all people who do not speak a second language​; population parameters are test scores for all people​, categorized by whether or not each individual was given a suggestion.


B. The population is the 103 people ​studied; population parameters are test scores for all people​, categorized by whether or not each individual was given a suggestion.


C. The population is all people who do not speak a second language​; population parameters are test scores for the 103 people ​studied, categorized by whether or not each individual was given a suggestion.


D. The population is the 103 people ​studied; population parameters are test scores for the 103 people ​studied, categorized by whether or not each individual was given a suggestion.

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