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### 09-01b-lang-of-stats-sampling

Course: DJH 300, Fall 2009
School: Penn State
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Language The of Statistics and Sampling Math Analysis and Discrete Math, Section 9.1 What Exactly is Statistics? The topic of statistics can be divided as follows: Statistics the science of collecting, organizing, and analyzing numerical data. Descriptive Statistics collecting and presenting data Inferential Statistics drawing conclusions from data that has already been collected Data Analysis presenting data...

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Language The of Statistics and Sampling Math Analysis and Discrete Math, Section 9.1 What Exactly is Statistics? The topic of statistics can be divided as follows: Statistics the science of collecting, organizing, and analyzing numerical data. Descriptive Statistics collecting and presenting data Inferential Statistics drawing conclusions from data that has already been collected Data Analysis presenting data in the form of charts and graphs; summarizing data numerically Data Production studying how data is collected Variables Any measurable characteristic is a called a variable. We've discussed the distinction between quantitative and qualitative variables. Now we consider another distinction: Variable any measurable characteristic Continuous Variable Discrete Variable Page 1 Samples and Populations Definitions: Population Sa...