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the study of how to COLLECT, ORGANIZE, SUMMARIZE, ANALYZE and DRAW CONCLUSIONS FROM data. 


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entire collection of what is to be studied. ex PEOPLE, GPA, MOST POPULAR CAR COLOR 


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A set of conditions which come together to transform inputs into outputs (NOT TANGIBLE) ex. TIME DRIVE TO CLASS, HOW LONG IT TAKES TO CHECK OUT OF UKROPS, SHOOTING PERCENTAGE 


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is a subset of a population or process
ex. Based on the decision to know all GPA's in the class.  A sample would be the woman in the classrooms GPA 


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Sampled Population or Process 

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The members of the population/process available to be sampled 


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A characteristic of a population or process
ex. (mean, standard deviation, range, max, min) 


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A characteristic of a sample
ex. (mean, standard deviation, range, max, min) 


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What is to be measured or counted 


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Difference between a parameter and a statistic
ex. 3.072.93 = .14(the sampling error) 


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A precise description of how to do the measuring/counting.
ex. for counting the amount of time it takes to get to school. The (OD) would be whether you start your clock when you get out of the door, start the car, open your car? 

