Chapter 1, Problem 2P

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Textbook Problem

Define the *terms* population and sample, and explain the role of each in a research study.

To determine

The definitions of. Population, sample and explain role of each in a research study.

Explanation

**Justification:**

A population is the set of all the individuals of interest in a particular study.

For example: - Suppose, we want to know the average height of female Indians. Then, as per the objective the population consists of all female Indians.

A sample is a set of individuals selected from a population, usually intended to represent the population in a research study.

For example: - if we want to measure average weight of adults in Haryana...

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