# Math225 Week 1 Assignment: Sampling Methods

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Douglas wants to estimate the percentage of homeowners that own at least one dog. He surveys 125 randomly selected homeowners to determine whether or not they own dogs. What is the statistic?

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Raymond wants to estimate the percentage of parents who use cloth diapers. He asks a randomly selected group of 200 parents whether or not they use cloth diapers. What is the data?

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Thomas wants to estimate the mean height of students attending his college. He records the heights of 25 randomly selected students attending the college. What is the parameter?

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Raymond wants to estimate the percentage of parents who use cloth diapers. He asks a randomly selected group of 200 parents whether or not they use cloth diapers. What is the parameter?

# Solution:

Douglas wants to estimate the percentage of homeowners that own at least one dog. He surveys 125 randomly selected homeowners to determine whether or not they own dogs. What is the statistic?

Answer: the percentage of surveyed homeowners who own at least one dog

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