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Types of varial

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Qualitative and Quantitative Variables

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A tool that helps us develop general and meaningful conclusions that go beyond the original data.

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Statistics

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Deals with the methods of organizing, presenting and summarizing a mass of data

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Descriptive statistics

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Is a set of all individuals or entities under consideration or study

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Population

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Consists of categories or attributes, which have non-numerical characteristics

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Qualitative variable

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Classification of quantitative variable

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Discrete and continuous variable

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Like the ordinal level, with the additional property that meaningful amounts of differences between data can be determined. However there is no inherent zero starting point

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Interval

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It is a characteristic of interes

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Variable

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Results from either a finite number of possible values

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Discrete Quantitative variable

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Is a part of the population or a sub collection of elements drawn from a population

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Sample

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Consists of numbers representing counts or measurements

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Quantitative variable

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It is often conducted to gather opinions or feedback about a variety of topic

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Survey

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It involves data that nay be arranged in dome order but differences between data values either cannot be determined or are meaningless

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Ordinal

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Nature of statistics

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Descriptive and inferential statistics

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Status

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State

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It is a numerical measurement describing some characteristics of a population

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Parameter

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Gathering information only from part of the population

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Sampling survey

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Levels of measurements

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Nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio

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Is the interval level modified to include the inherent zero starting point. For values at this level, differences and ratios are meaningful

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Ratio

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It is characterized by data that consists of names labels or categories

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Nominal

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Results from infinitely many possible values

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Continuous Quantitative Variable

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Getting of information from the entire population

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Census Survey

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Deals with making generalizations about a body of data where only a part of it is examined

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Inferential stattistica