What method of data collection would you use to collect data for a study of the salaries of college professors at a particular college?
A) perform an experiment
B) use sampling
C) use a simulation
D) take a census
There is a relationship between smoking cigarettes and getting emphysema. This statement describes
A) descriptive statistics
B) inferential statistics
The number of complaint letters received by the USPS in a given day are
After polling every 8th graduate, a major university estimated the annual salary of its alumni to be $103,000. What sampling technique was used?
A recent survey by the alumni of a major university indicated that the average salary of 8000 of its 250,000 graduates was $120,000. This number is a
Explain the difference between a population and a sample
Population consists of all of the members of a group about which you want to draw a conclusion. A sample is the portion of the population selected for analysis.