5A part 2 Basic steps in a statistical Study

1)
State the goal of your study. That is, determine the population you want to study and exactly what you’d like to learn about it

2)
Choose a representative sample from the population

3)
Collect raw data from the sample and summarize these data by finding sample statistics of interest

4)
Use the sample statistics to infer the population parameters

5)
Draw conclusions: Determine what you learned and whether you achieved your goal.