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Week 1: Chapter 1  Collecting, Organizing and Presenting Data
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What Is Statistics? Statistics helps us make decisions   without prejudice -- data is objective Statistics is a process  involving the  collection, organization, analysis and  interpretation of data to make decisions
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What Is Statistics? Data is information coming from  observations, counts, measurements, or  experiments. Statistical data is often presented as a data  set, a set of values collected about a certain  subject.  For example, a data set can be  collected about employees in an organization.   This data set could have data about each  employee’s salary, years of employment,  education level, marital status, age, etc.
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Important Terms: Data Sets Population The collection of all  responses, measurements,  or counts that are of interest. Sample A portion or subset of the  population. x
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