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Design
planning how to obtain data to answer questions of interest

Description
Summarizing the data that are obtained

Inference
Making decisions and predictions based on the data

Descriptive Statistics
Uses numbers and graphs to look for patterns, to summarize, and to present the information in sample data

Inferential Statistics
uses sample data to make estimations, decisions, predictions, or other generalizations about a population and measure their reliability

Population
set of all measurements of interest to the investigator

Sample
subset of the population

Variable
characteristic that changes or varies over time and/or for diferent individuals or objects under consideration

Parameter
numerical value summarizing the population data

Statistic
a numerical value summarizing the sample data

Experimental Units
objects on which measurements are taken

Univariate Data
a single variable is measured on a single experimental unit

Bivariate Data
2 variables are measured on a single experimental unit

Multivariate Data
more than 2 variables are measured on a single experimental unit

