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Suppose the analyst takes samples, of size each, from the same group of items, and achieves the following results: Number of Samples Percentage of Defective Items 20 3 30 4 50 5 45 6 35 7 30 8 The histogram corresponding to these results is shown below: These results approximate a sampling distribution for the statisticor the distribution of values taken by the statistic in all possible samples of the size from the population of factory items. 