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Posted by **Margaret Sweet** on Friday, September 9, 2011 at 8:27am.

Is this a parameter because the data set of 100 random homes is a population?

Is this a statistic, because the data set of 100 random homes is a sample?

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**PsyDAG**, Friday, September 9, 2011 at 11:24amParameters are measures on the total population that you are considering (all the subjects have been measured), while statistics are measures on a portion of the population.

Would you be generalizing to all homes in that country?

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**Msd**, Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 12:42pmedfe

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**Farjana Rahman**, Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:47pmStatistic, because the data set of 100 random homes is a sample

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