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Consist of information coming from observations, measurements, counts, information, or responses

Data

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The science of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data in order to make decisions

Statistics

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The collection of all outcomes, measurement, or accounts that are of interest

Population

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A subset or part of the population

Sample

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The branch of statistics that involves using a sample to draw conclusions about a population

Inferential statistics

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A numerical description of a population

Parameter

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An observed characteristic
a factor that is liable to vary and change

Variable

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Consist of attributes, labels, or numerical entries

Qualitative variable

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The researcher doesn’t influence responses
To observe and measure characteristics
Does not change outcome

Observational study

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Uncounted possible numbers of outcomes, represented by an interval on a number line

Unending decimals
Measured height, weight, temperature

Continuous variable

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Numerical description of a sample characteristic

Statistic

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The branch of statistics that involves the organization, summarization, and display of data.
Does not draw influences

Descriptive statistics

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Consist of numerical measurement or counts

Quantitative variable

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Researcher deliberately applies a treatment before observing the responses

Experiment

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Finite possible number of outcomes

Money
Number of kids

Discrete variable