2 edition of **Descriptive statistics.** found in the catalog.

Descriptive statistics.

Stanley Solomon Blank

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Published
**1968**
by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York
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Written in English

- Statistics -- Programmed instruction.

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Pagination | 158 p. |

Number of Pages | 158 |

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Open Library | OL16619808M |

Introductory Statistics follows scope and sequence requirements of a one-semester introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. The text assumes some knowledge of intermediate algebra and focuses on statistics application over theory. Introductory Statistics includes innovative practical applications that make the text. Descriptive Statistics The Basics for Biostatistics: Volume I. by Mohammed A. Shayib. (0) Write a review. pages. Language: English. The book is intended to present the Concepts, Definitions, and Terminology of Statistics, as a growing and field of study, in an elementary presentation with a minimum mathematical background.

A descriptive statistic (in the count noun sense) is a summary statistic that quantitatively describes or summarizes features from a collection of information, while descriptive statistics (in the mass noun sense) is the process of using and analysing those statistics. Descriptive statistics is distinguished from inferential statistics (or inductive statistics) by its aim to summarize a sample. Introduction to Descriptive Statistics Jackie Nicholas Mathematics Learning Centre University of Sydney NSW c University of Sydney. Acknowledgements Parts of this booklet were previously published in a booklet of the same name by the Mathematics Learning Centre in The rest is new.

Suppose that three book publishers were interested in the number of fiction paperbacks adult consumers purchase per month. Each publisher conducted a survey. In the survey, adult consumers were asked the number of fiction paperbacks they had purchased the previous month. Descriptive statistics is a branch of statistics that aims at describing a number of features of data usually involved in a study. The main purpose of descriptive statistics is to provide a brief summary of the samples and the measures done on a particular study. Coupled with a number of graphics analysis, descriptive statistics form a major.

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