# Elementary Statistics Picturing The World 6th Edition By Larson Test Bank

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## Elementary Statistics Picturing The World 6th Edition By Larson Test Bank

Ch. 1 Introduction to Statistics
1.1 An Overview of Statistics
1 Distinguish Between a Population and a Sample
SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question.
Identify the population and the sample.
1) A survey of 1378 American households found that 27% of the households own a computer.
2) When 1094 American households were surveyed, it was found that 67% of them owned two cars.
3) A survey of 2625 elementary school children found that 28% of the children could be classified as obese.
2 Distinguish Between a Parameter and a Statistic
SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question.
Determine whether the numerical value is a parameter or a statistic. Explain your reasoning.
4) A recent survey by the alumni of a major university indicated that the average salary of 10,500 of its 175,000
5) The average salary of all assembly-line employees at a certain car manufacturer is \$41,000..
6) A survey of 1162 students was taken from a university with 10,000 students.
3 Distinguish Between Descriptive Statistics and Inferential Statistics
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
Identify whether the statement describes inferential statistics or descriptive statistics.
7) The average age of the students in a statistics class is 19 years.
A) descriptive statistics B) inferential statistics
8) The chances of winning the California Lottery are one chance in twenty-two million.
A) inferential statistics B) descriptive statistics
9) There is a relationship between smoking cigarettes and getting emphysema.
A) inferential statistics B) descriptive statistics
10) From past figures, it is predicted that 19% of the registered voters in California will vote in the June primary.
A) inferential statistics B) descriptive statistics
11) Based on previous clients, a marriage counselor concludes that the majority of marriages that begin with
cohabitation before marriage will result in divorce.
A) inferential statistics B) descriptive statistics

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