## MATH 399N Week 1 Homework Solutions (Version 3): → Spring 2017

Week 1 Homework 40pts

Q. The height of each student in a classroom

A. Population, bc it is a collection of heights for all students in the classroom

Q. The number of pets for 20 households in a town with 300 households

A. Sample, bc the collection of the number of pets for 20 households is a subset of all households in the town

Q. Following the election 18% of the governors of the 50 United States were female

A. parameter

Q. A sample of seniors is selected and it is found that 55% own a computer

A. Statistic bc the value is a numerical measurement describing a characteristic of a sample

Q. Sample of employees is selected and it is found that 45% own a computer

A. Statistic bc the value is a numerical measurement describing a characteristic of a sample

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