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a group of methods used to collect, analyze, & interpret data 


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is the group of interest (the whole group) 


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a selection of a few elements of the population used for the study 


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summary measures calculated from sample data (2nd definition) 


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summary measures calculated from population data 


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group of methods used to describe, display, and organize data 


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methods that use sample results to make decisions about the population 


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a sample that has all (or almost all) of the population characteristics 


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drawn in a way such that every member of the population has an equal chance of being selected 


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Sampling With Replacement 

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each time an element is selected for the sample, it is put back into the population before the next element is selected 


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Sample Without Replacement 

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each element that is selected does not get put back into the population before the next element is selected 


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is the whole set of data from a population or sample. 


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is the characteristic being studied that assumes a different value 

