# statistics

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1. data
• observation
• count
• measurement
• response (survey)
2. statistics
• science of organizing
• analyzing
• interpreting
3. population
collection of all outcomes, responses, measurements, count
4. sample
• representative of "all"
• subset of the population
• belong to bigger set
5. parameter
• the average (population)
• greek letters
6. statistics
• connected w/sample
• english letter
7. 2 main branches of statistics:
• descriptive
• inferential
8. descriptive
• describing; organizing display of data
• ex. graphs
9. inferential
using a sample to draw a conclusion
10. qualitative data:
• ss#; label; attributes
• non-numeric entries
11. quantitative data:
• numerical measurement
• ex. heights, weight-any measurement
12. Levels of measurement:
• nominal level
• ordinal level
• interval level
• ratio level
13. nominal level:
14. name; label; quality (fast/slow) qualitative
*no mathematical computation can be done*
15. ordinal level:
• data can be arranged in order or rank qualitative or quantitative
• differrences are meaningless/not much difference
• ex. PG; PG-13; R
16. interval level
• can be put in order, but there is a meaningful difference quanitative
• "0" does not mean zero
• ex. 0 celcius 0 0farenheit
17. ratio level
• calculate the ratio quanitative
• "0" means zero
• ex. no \$ in your account in Mexico means no \$ in the US account
 Author: Anonymous ID: 4724 Card Set: statistics Updated: 2010-01-22T16:58:02Z Folders: Description: vocab words Show Answers: