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

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Chapter 1.1, Problem 2LC
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A researcher is curious about the average distance traveled by Canada geese during peak fall migration in the state of New York. The entire group of Canada geese in the state is an example of a_______.

  1. a. sample
  2. b. statistic
  3. c. population
  4. d. parameter

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To determine
The entire group of Canada geese is an example of sample or statistic or population or parameter.

Explanation of Solution

Reason for correct answer:

The researcher is considering the entire group of Canada geese in the state. So, each individual have been taken into consideration.

Thus, the entire group of Canada geese is an example of population.

Reason for incorrect answer:

Option a.: The entire group of Canada geese in the state is selected, not the few people from it...

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