Define the concept of universe as used in statistics ?

Universe in statistics implies the whole set of data based on which a survey is conducted. For instance, we are conducting a survey in a classroom to find out the average marks of the students. Let's suppose there are 40 students in this class. Thus in this case, our universe consists of 40 students.

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universe constitutes the whole field of enquiry.

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in statistics we use the word universe to refer to the population in which we are to carry out our survey .

though there is no particular concept behind this but it is advisable to use it.

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