# What are some terms used in statistics?

## What are some terms used in statistics?

Four big terms in statistics are population, sample, parameter, and statistic: A population is the entire group of individuals you want to study, and a sample is a subset of that group.

**What is statistics according to Seligman?**

Seligman defines statistics as the science which deals with the methods of collecting classifying, presenting, comparing and interpreting numerical data collected to throw some light on any sphere of enquiry.

### What are the 3 components of statistics?

Sampling: – Decide how to select the sample. – Collect the sample data. Analysis: – Describe the sample data, using graphs and numerical summaries. – Compute measures of uncertainty to project the sample summaries to the whole population.

**What does the word stats mean?**

sta·tis·tics (stə-tĭs′tĭks) n. 1. (used with a sing. verb) The mathematics of the collection, organization, and interpretation of numerical data, especially the analysis of population characteristics by inference from sampling. 2. (used with a pl. verb) Numerical data. [From German Statistik, political science, from New Latin statisticus, of

#### What are the basic terms of Statistics?

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**What are common statistical terms?**

Common statistical terms. These definitions refer to this set of numbers: 5, 5, 5, 8, 12, 14, 21, 33, 38. The mean is the most commonly used type of average. It is total of all the numbers divided by the how many numbers there are. In this case there are 9 numbers with a total of 5+5+5+8+12+14+21+33+38 = 141.

## How is statistics used in everyday life?

– Weather forecast. – Predicting disease – Medical studies – Genetics – Political campaigns – Insurance – Quality testing – Stock market – Much of this information was determined mathematically by using statistics. When used correctly, statistics tell us any trends in what happened in the past and can be useful in predicting