Problem 8BSC

determine whether the given value is a statistic or a parameter.

Late Flights Among the flights included in the sample of flights in Data Set 15 of Appendix B, 21% arrived late.

Answer :

Step 1 of 1 :

Given, Among the flights included in the sample of flights in Data Set 15 of Appendix B, 21% arrived late.

Parameter: A parameter is a characteristic of a population.

Statistic: A statistic is a characteristic of a sample

Hence, (21% arrive late be the sample) it is a Statistics.