# Stats Examples 1 (mult. choice)

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1. The average age of all faculty memebers in the college

A) Statistic
B) Variable
C) Parameter
D) Sample
E) Population
C) Parameter

Because it talks about the entire set
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2. 10 randomly selected ages of faculty members at the college

A) Population
B) Parameter
C) Sample
D) Statistic
E) Variable
C) Sample

Because it talks about a subset of the entire group
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3. The age of each faculty member at the college

A) Population
B) Parameter
C) Sample
D) Statistic
E) Variable
E) Variable

Because it's a characteristic that changes/varies over time and/or for each member
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4. All ages of faculty members at the college

A) Variable
B) Population
C) Statistic
D) Parameter
E) Sample
B) Population

Because it measures the characteristic of all members
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5. The average age of the 10 randomly selected faculty members at the college

A) Statistic
B) Variable
C) Parameter
D) Population
E) Sample
A) Statistic

Because it involves a number that summarizes a sample set
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 Author: Hatsumi743 ID: 126828 Card Set: Stats Examples 1 (mult. choice) Updated: 2012-01-09 23:33:30 Tags: Stats Statistics 100A Folders: Description: Stats 100A lecture 1 examples Show Answers: