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

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Chapter 1Descriptive 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 dataPopulation-set of all items of interest in a statistical problemParameter-a descriptive measure of a populationSample-a set of data drawn from the populationStatistic-a descriptive measure of a sample
Statistical Inference-the process of making an estimate,
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Term
Spring
Professor
CathyDavis
Tags
Statistics, Histograms, Inferential Statistics, Mean Median Mode, Parameter a descriptive measure, Statistic a descriptive measure

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