Statistics Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Statistics.

  • 3 Student Essays
  • 12 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Statistics Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (12)

1,602 words, approx. 6 pages
Statistics Statistics is the set of mathematical tools and techniques that are used to analyze data. In genetics, statistical tests are crucial for determining if a particular chromosomal region is li... Read more
1,718 words, approx. 6 pages
Sports Data Who was the greatest home run hitter: Babe Ruth or Roger Maris? How does Mark McGwire compare? What professional football team won the most games in one season? Sports fans argue such ques... Read more
2,195 words, approx. 8 pages
Statistical Analysis You may have heard the saying "You can prove anything with statistics," which implies that statistical analysis cannot to be trusted, that the conclusions that can b... Read more
1,972 words, approx. 7 pages
Advances in the Field of Statistics Overview Statistics provides a theoretical framework for analyzing numerical data and for drawing inferences from such data. Statistics uses the concept of probabil... Read more
4,447 words, approx. 15 pages
Would Most First-Year College Students Be Better Off Taking a Statistics Course Rather Than Calculus? Viewpoint: Yes, most first-year college students would be better off taking a statistics course ra... Read more
2,898 words, approx. 10 pages
Statistics Statistics is that branch of mathematics devoted to the collection, compilation, display, and interpretation of numerical data. In general, the field can be divided into two major subgroups... Read more
875 words, approx. 3 pages
Statistics Statistics is the profession concerned with collecting, analyzing and presenting data. It encompasses everything from simple counting methods to highly complex mathematical systems. The his... Read more
1,704 words, approx. 6 pages
Statistics Statistics is the mathematical science of collecting, organizing, summarizing, and interpreting information in a numerical form. There are two main branches of statistics. Descriptive sta... Read more
4,718 words, approx. 16 pages
Statistical Methods In the 1960s, the introduction, acceptance, and application of multivariate statistical methods transformed quantitative sociological research. Regression methods from biometrics a... Read more
9,118 words, approx. 31 pages
Statistics: History, Interpretation, and Application Numerous jokes are associated with statistics and reflected in such caustic definitions as "Statistics is the use of methods to express in p... Read more
3,010 words, approx. 11 pages
Statistics Statistics is a field of knowledge that enables an investigator to derive and evaluate conclusions about a population from sample data. In other words, statistics allow us to make generaliz... Read more
18,358 words, approx. 62 pages
Statistics, Foundations Of Thorny conceptual issues arise at every turn in the ongoing debate between the three major schools of statistical theory: the Bayesian (B), likelihood (L), and frequentist (... Read more
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