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Decide whether the given value is a statistic or a parameter:

Among the Senators in the current Congress, $44 \%$ are Democrats.

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VerifiedStep 1

1 of 2A statistic is a descriptive measure of a sample, while a parameter is a descriptive measure of a population.

Parameter

Since the population contains ALL Senators and the 44% is based on ALL senators.

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