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q.11

Expert-verifiedFound in: Page 462

Book edition
4th

Author(s)
David Moore,Daren Starnes,Dan Yates

Pages
809 pages

ISBN
9781319113339

T7.11. Below are histograms of the values taken by three sample statistics in several hundred samples from the same population. The true value of the population parameter is marked with an arrow on each histogram

Which statistic would provide the best estimate of the parameter? Justify your answer

$\text{The histogram A would provide the best estimate of the parameter.}$

The given histogram is

We know that the histogram which has all the bars centered on the true value and has the least variability provides the best estimate.

In the provided figure, histogram A provides the best estimate.

Hence, histogram A would provide the best estimate of the parameter.

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