I am having such a hard time with these. Please help? Here's the problem: Lizbeth Rich is interested in studying the frequency of gardens maintained by octopuses.  To do so, she surveys 312 randomly selected octopuses to see if they maintain a garden.  Of the 312 octopuses, 23 maintained gardens.  Her research has been published in the Almanac of Questionable Statistics, Vol 11 (2032).  What is the population of her study?

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Lizbeth Rich is interested in studying the frequency of gardens maintained by octopuses.  To do so, she surveys 312 randomly selected octopuses to see if they maintain a garden.  Of the 312 octopuses, 23 maintained gardens.  Her research has been published in the Almanac of Questionable Statistics, Vol 11 (2032).  What is the population of her study?

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