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Study of Statistics and Opinion Polls 1 Study of Statistics and Opinion Polls Angel Stearman Introduction to Scientific Analysis and Reasoning Professor Stephanie Thomas Date February 28, 2021
Study of Statistics and Opinion Polls 2 Study of Statistics and Opinion Polls Statistics is the science of learning from data collected and help us make decisions based on our findings. Having statistical knowledge can help us use critical analysis of that information to make informed decisions. Statistics “rely on a type of inductive reasoning that helps the investigator effectively communicate and present the results that rely on data (descriptive statistics), as well as learn something from data (inferential statistics).” Franklin University Week 2 Preparation. We can use the statistical information to help us make unbiased decisions based on facts and not feelings. We use statistics in our everyday lives. Social media continues to bombard us with statistical information that we may not be able to critically analyze. We make predictions

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