Statisitics

Identify the population, and the sample in each of the following:
A small college has 275 tenured full and associate professors. Twenty professors are randomly chosen to take part in a survey about the incorporation of technology into their teaching approach.

A survey of 1023 American households found that 65% of the households subscribe to cable television.

A survey of 546 American women found that 56% of them are are the primary investor in their household.

A survey of 872 American vacationers found that they planned on spending at least $1800 dollars for their next vacation.

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  1. Population is the total group to which results will be generalized. A sample is a portion of that population.

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  2. So for the American vacationers example is the Population - all Americans or all American Vacationers?

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