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# Statistic or Parameter

APSTAT-E6NXKV

In a large high school, Mr. Jones found the average grade in his biology class ($n = 30$) was $80.2$. This compares to the school-wide average of $77.3$.

Which of the value is a statistic and which is a parameter?

A

Statistic: $80.2$; parameter: $77.3$

B

Statistic: $77.3$; parameter: $80.2$

C

Both $80.2$ and $77.3$ are statistics.

D

Both $80.2$ and $77.3$ are parameters.

E

Parameter: $80.2$; $77.3$ is neither a statistic nor a parameter.