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Q. 10

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Found in: Page 48

### Introductory Statistics

Book edition OER 2018
Author(s) Barbara Illowsky, Susan Dean
Pages 902 pages
ISBN 9781938168208

# A study was done to determine the age, number of times per week, and the duration (amount of time) of residents using a local park in San Antonio, Texas. The first house in the neighborhood around the park was selected randomly, and then the resident of every eighth house in the neighborhood around the park was interviewed.The population is ______________________

The population is the houses in the neighborhood around a local park in San Antonio, Texas for the given example.

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## Step 1: Concept Introduction

The population in statistics refers to the group of people, objects, or things that are being studied. For example, if the researcher wants to know the average income of people in the United States aged 18 to 60, the population will be all people in the United States aged 18 to 60.

## Step 2: Explanation

It is given that the residents of every eighth house in the neighborhood around a local park in San Antonio, Texas were interviewed.

Hence, as per the given information, the houses in the neighborhood around the local park is the population.