STAT Exam 1

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STAT Exam 1
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2010-09-13 15:29:20
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Vocab/basic concepts for stat exam 1
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  1. Statistics
    The science of designing studies and analyzing the data that those studies produce. Statistics is the science of learning from data. Are we able to draw conclusions from the data we collect.











    • [a1]Are
    • we able to draw conclusions from the data we collect.
  2. Population
    The total set of subjects in which we are interested
  3. Sample
    The subset of the population for whom we have data; attempting to obtain an accurate representation of the whole.
  4. Subject
    entities that we measure in a study. People can lie about what they actually did.
  5. Parameter
    a numerical value summarizing the population data

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