# Study sets matching "statistics vocabulary"

Population

Sample

Sampling

Census

The entire group of individuals we want data or information ab…

The subset of population we collect data from.

Studying a part to gain info about the whole (studying the sam…

Contacts every individual of the population.

Population

The entire group of individuals we want data or information ab…

Sample

The subset of population we collect data from.

Anecdotal Evidence

Experiment

Treatment

Random Assignment

- Ideas from situations that have little scientific value ... - E…

- Study in which experimenter actively imposes treatment on su…

- Explanatory variable imposed on group

- Preferred method of assigning subjects to treatments ... - Each…

Anecdotal Evidence

- Ideas from situations that have little scientific value ... - E…

Experiment

- Study in which experimenter actively imposes treatment on su…

Statistics

Statistical question

Sample size

Data

Science of collecting, organizing, representing, and explainin…

A question that may have many answers

Number of people asked a statistical question

Information often in number form and usually organized

Statistics

Science of collecting, organizing, representing, and explainin…

Statistical question

A question that may have many answers

bell curve

statistic

variance

standard deviation

the shape of a normal or standard normal distribution

a data value that summarizes something about a population or s…

standard deviation squared; measures the spread of the data

represented by sigma; measures the spread of the data

bell curve

the shape of a normal or standard normal distribution

statistic

a data value that summarizes something about a population or s…

Statistics

Survey

Population

Sample

The branch of math that deals with collecting, organizing, int…

A method of gathering info about a specific group of items or…

The entire group of items or individuals.

A part of the population being studied, you ca make inference,…

Statistics

The branch of math that deals with collecting, organizing, int…

Survey

A method of gathering info about a specific group of items or…

5 number summary

z score

standard deviation

population

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

A statistical measure of how far away each value is, on averag…

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which sample…

5 number summary

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

z score

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

Statistics

Statistical question

Sample size

Mean

Science of collecting, organizing, representing, and explainin…

A question that may have many answers

Number of people asked a statistical question

A measure of center also known as the average

Statistics

Science of collecting, organizing, representing, and explainin…

Statistical question

A question that may have many answers

mean

mode

median

range

the average of all the data

the number that appears the most in a set of data

the middle number in a set of data when the numbers are ordere…

the difference between the highest and lowers number in a data…

mean

the average of all the data

mode

the number that appears the most in a set of data

Cluster Sampling

Convenience Sampling

Experimental Probability

Experimental Study

Cluster sampling is accomplished by dividing the population in…

In convenience sampling, readily available data is used.

The experimental probability of an event is the ratio of the n…

In an experimental study, two or more treatment groups are ran…

Cluster Sampling

Cluster sampling is accomplished by dividing the population in…

Convenience Sampling

In convenience sampling, readily available data is used.

Survey

Population

Sample

Representative Sample

study of public opinion, attitude, behavior

group of people/things

part of a larger population

characteristics of larger population

Survey

study of public opinion, attitude, behavior

Population

group of people/things

dot plot

outlier

symmetric

skewed to the left

a data representation that uses a number line and Xs, dots, or…

a value in a data set that is much greater or much less than m…

roughly the same number of data points to the left and right o…

the data points are "stretched" toward the left

dot plot

a data representation that uses a number line and Xs, dots, or…

outlier

a value in a data set that is much greater or much less than m…

Population

Sample

Sampling Method

Observational Study

The entire group of individuals we want data or information ab…

The subset of population we collect data from.

The process used to choose the sample.

We observe individuals without trying to influence the respons…

Population

The entire group of individuals we want data or information ab…

Sample

The subset of population we collect data from.

statistics

data

Dot plot

histogram

how we collect, organize, analyze, and present data

Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analy…

A line plot that displays values and their frequency.

similar to bar graph but with intervals... a graph of the freque…

statistics

how we collect, organize, analyze, and present data

data

Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analy…

Mean

Median

Range

Interquartile Range

calculated by adding all the data and dividing the total by ho…

the middle number of a set of ordered data

the difference between the highest and lowest values

the difference between quartile 3 and quartile 1

Mean

calculated by adding all the data and dividing the total by ho…

Median

the middle number of a set of ordered data

probability

simple event

outcome

theoretical probability

chance that some event will occur or happen

one outcome or a collection of outcomes

possible result in a probability experiment --> the way someth…

what should happen when conducting a probability experiment

probability

chance that some event will occur or happen

simple event

one outcome or a collection of outcomes

Statistics

Statistics

Data

Inference

The practice of collecting and analyzing numerical data

Used to make inferences about a population from representative…

A collection of facts, such as numbers, words, measurements, o…

A conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning

Statistics

The practice of collecting and analyzing numerical data

Statistics

Used to make inferences about a population from representative…

statistics

data

dot plot

numerical

how we collect, organize, analyze, and present data

specific information

a type of statistical question that gets numbers for data

statistics

how we collect, organize, analyze, and present data

data

specific information

census

population

parameter

sampling

survey of an entire population

the entire group of objects or individuals considered for a su…

a number that summarizes a characteristic of the population

when only some of the individuals in a population are surveyed…

census

survey of an entire population

population

the entire group of objects or individuals considered for a su…

Statistics

Statistical question

Sample size

Data

Science of collecting, organizing, representing, and explainin…

A question that may have many answers

Number of people asked a statistical question

Information often in number form and usually organized

Statistics

Science of collecting, organizing, representing, and explainin…

Statistical question

A question that may have many answers

Statistics

Individuals

Variable

Quantitative variable

The study of the collection, analysis, interpolation, presenta…

People or objects included in a study.

What you are studying about individuals.

A numerical variable.

Statistics

The study of the collection, analysis, interpolation, presenta…

Individuals

People or objects included in a study.

bar graph

categorical frequency distribution

class

class boundaries

represents the data by using vertical or horizontal bars whose…

a frequency distribution used when the data are categorical (n…

quantitative or qualitative category

the upper and lower values of a class for a grouped frequency…

bar graph

represents the data by using vertical or horizontal bars whose…

categorical frequency distribution

a frequency distribution used when the data are categorical (n…

Statistics

mean

median

mode

The study of data: how to collect, summarize and present it.

mean is the average of the numbers.It is easy to calculate: ad…

the middle piece of data, it is easy to find, put data in orde…

the most frequent data point

Statistics

The study of data: how to collect, summarize and present it.

mean

mean is the average of the numbers.It is easy to calculate: ad…

Symmetric

Parameter

Statistic

Median

data on which both sides are fairly the same shape and size. "…

value of a population (typically unknown)

a calculated value about a population from a sample(s).

the middle point of the data (50th percentile) when the data i…

Symmetric

data on which both sides are fairly the same shape and size. "…

Parameter

value of a population (typically unknown)