Applied Mathematics

Statistics

What is a statistic and a sample statistic?

A statistic is the measure of the items in a random sample. A sample statistic is meant to give information about a specific population feature (or parameter). For example, if a sample mean is gathered for a set of data, that would provide information about the overall population mean.



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