   Chapter 1, Problem 2P Essentials of Statistics for The B...

9th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337098120

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Section Essentials of Statistics for The B...

9th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337098120
Textbook Problem

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

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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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