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# Given a scenario describe a "research question" with an implied population, implied sample, a given parameter...

Given a scenario describe a "research question" with an implied population, implied sample, a given parameter - What is the best way to help students identify: Population, parameter, sample, statistic, variable, and data...

(a) Research Question: What is the average height of a student in your college?

(b) Implied population: All the students in your college

(c) Implied sample: All the students in your class

(d) a given parameter : Height of a sdudent in your college

BEST WAY TO HELP STUDENTS:

Your research question is to find the average height of a student in your college. Since the population size = N is very lage, you consider the students in your class as a sample.

n = sample size = number of students in your class

= sample mean -= average height of a student in your class

Here:

Sample statistic = sampls mean

Population parameter = Population mean

Variable = height of students

data = values of the heights of students

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