Sample vs PopulationSample vs Population

Understanding statistics will expand your horizons and allow you to recognize statistical patterns and work with data. Let's begin with the fundamental definitions: sample and population.

Sample vs Population


A sample is an unbiased subset of the population that captures the characteristics of the population.


The population is a set of identical items in our study of interest.

Sample vs Population: Example

Example:All the students in the classTop 5 students in the class
Example:All students graduated from university100 random students graduated from university


Select an example of a sample:

Select the correct answer

Everything was clear?

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