# Statistic

 What is statistics? the science of collecting , classifying, presenting, and interpreting numerical data Data The set of values collected for the variable from each of the elements belonging to the sample Population a collection of individuals, or measurements whose properties are to be analyzed Sample a subset or portion of a population Experiment a planned activity whose results produce a set of data Quantitive Data The responses that are measured on numerical scale Qualitative Data The responses that cannot be measured on numerical scale. They can be classified into categories Parameter a numerical characteristic of an entire population Statistic a numerical characteristic of a sample Statistical Inference It is an estimate, prediction, or conclusion about a population, based on information obtained from a sample Measure of Reliability It is a statement about the degree of uncertainty associated with statistical inference or conclusion Authorou25 ID34685 Card SetStatistic Descriptionstats 2550 Updated2010-09-14T19:18:12Z Show Answers