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It is the science of collecting, organising, analysing and interpreting data in order to make decisions.
Data
Statistics
Variable
Population
What is data?
Information coming from observations, counts, measurements or responses.
The science of collecting, organising, analysing, and interpreting data in order to make decisions.
A numerical description of a population characteristic.
A numerical description of a sample characteristic.
Complete the definition:
A _________ consists of all subjects (human or otherwise) that are being studied
Statistics
Number
People
Population
Pueblo
Complete the definition:
A _______ is a subset of a population
sample
sampel
people
statistics
group
It is a numerical description of a population characteristic.
Parameter
People
Statistics
Data
It is a numerical description of a sample characteristic
Statistic
Statistics
Parameter
Data
In 2006, major league baseball teams spent a total of $2,326,706,685 on players’ salaries. Does this numerical value describe a population parameter or a sample statistic?
As it refers to (all) MLB teams (population), this is a parameter.
As it refers to (all) MLB teams (population), this is a statistic.
As it refers to some MLB teams (sample), this is a parameter.
As it refers to some MLB teams (sample), this is a statistic.
Branches of Satitistics
Link the branches of statistics to their definition.
a) Descriptive
b) Inferential
a) involves the organization, summarization, and display of data.
b) involves using a sample to draw conclusions about a population.
a) involves using a sample to draw conclusions about a population.
b) involves the organization, summarization, and display of data.
a) involves the organization, summarization, and display of variables.
b) involves the invention, summarization, and display of data.
This is an example of:
Descriptive statistics
Inferential statistics
This could be an example of:
Inferential statistics
Descriptive statistics
Population
A survey conducted among 1017 men and women by Opinion Research Corporation International found that 76% of women and 60% of men had had a physical examination within the previous year.
Identify the descriptive aspect of the survey.
...among 1017 men and women, it was found that 76% of women and 60% of men had had a physical examination withing the previous year.
A survey.
It is estimated that 76% of women and 60% of men in the country have had a physical examination within the previous year.
A survey conducted among 1017 men and women by Opinion Research Corporation International found that 76% of women and 60% of men had had a physical examination within the previous year.
Identify the inferential aspect of the survey.
...among 1017 men and women, it was found that 76% of women and 60% of men had had a physical examination withing the previous year.
A survey.
It is estimated that 76% of women and 60% of men in the country have had a physical examination within the previous year.
What is Quantitative Data?
Consist of attributes, labels, or nonnumerical entries.
Consist of numerical measurements or counts.
Consist of a subset of the population.
What is Qualitative Data?
Consist of attributes, labels, or nonnumerical entries.
Consist of numerical measurements or counts.
Consist of a subset of the population.
Model: qualitative data,
Base Price: quantitative data.
Model: quantitative data,
Base Price: qualitative data.
Both Model and Base Price are qualitative data.
Both Model and Base Price are quantitative data.
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