Following the election, 18% of the governors of the 50 United States were female

# Following the election, 18% of the governors of the 50 United States were female

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Determine whether the underlined value is a parameter or a statistic

Following the election, 18% of the governors of the 50 United States were female

Is the value a parameter or a stastic?

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parameter, because a parameter represents an entire population, while a statistic only represents a sample. There are 50 governors in the United States so this is the entire population of governors.

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