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Stats 250 Lecture Notes
the most important science in the whole world
for upon it depends the practical application of every other science and of every art:
the one science essential to all political and social administration, all education,
all organization based on experience, for it only gives results of our experience."
~ Florence Nightingale, Statistician
are numbers measured for some purpose.
is a collection of procedures and principles for gathering data and
analyzing information in order to help people make decisions when faced with
Learn various tools for using data to gain understanding and make sound decisions
about the world around us.