Friday, September 20, 2013

What is Statistics

Statistics îs study of collection, organization, analysis, & interpretation of data,It deals with all aspects of this, including planning of data collection în terms of design of surveys & experiments,
A statistician îs someone who îs particularly well versed în ways of thinking necessary for successful application of statistical analysis, Such people have often gained this experience through working în any of wide number of fields, There îs also discipline called mathematical statistics that studies statistics mathematically,
The word statistics, when referring to scientific discipline, îs singular, as în "Statistics îs art," This should not be confused with word statistic, referring to quantity (such as mean - median) calculated from set of data, whose plural îs statistics ("this statistic seems wrong" - "these statistics are misleading")

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