Stats 1 - Chapter 1 Descriptive statistics-methods of organizing summarizing and presenting data Graphical techniques-histograms scatterplots etc

Stats 1 - Chapter 1 Descriptive statistics-methods of...

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Chapter 1 Descriptive statistics -methods of organizing, summarizing, and presenting data . Graphical techniques -histograms, scatterplots, etc. Numerical techniques -mean, median, mode, etc. Inferential statistics -used to draw conclusions or inferences about characteristics of populations based on sample data Population -set of all items of interest in a statistical problem Parameter -a descriptive measure of a population Sample -a set of data drawn from the population Statistic -a descriptive measure of a sample
Statistical Inference -the process of making an estimate,

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