Section 1.1

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  1. Statistics
    A collection of methods for displaying summarizing and making decisions based on data.
  2. Descriptive statistics
    The methods for displaying and summarizing data.
  3. Inferential statistics
    Methods to answer questions or make decisions based on data.
  4. Data
    A collection of observation or measurements.
  5. Population
    Set of all objects or individuals from which we would like data.
  6. Sample
    A sub set of the population from which we can obtain data.
  7. Census
    When we collect data from every member of the population.
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Section 1.1
STA 2023
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