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Understanding Basic Statistics

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Charles Henry Brase + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337558075
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8th Edition
Charles Henry Brase + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337558075

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Chapter 7.4, Problem 4P
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Statistical Literacy What is a sample statistic? Give three examples.

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To determine

To explain: A sample statistic with three examples.

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A sample statistic is a numerical descriptive measure of a sample. Examples of sample statistic are sample mean (x¯), sample variance <

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