#### Study sets matching "statistics vocabulary"

#### Study sets matching "statistics vocabulary"

Population

Sample

Sampling

Census

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

The subset of population we collect data from.

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

Contacts every individual of the population.

Population

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

Sample

The subset of population we collect data from.

Data

Statistics

Population

Sample

consists of information coming from observations, counts, mea…

The science of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpr…

A type of data set that is the collection of all outcomes, re…

A type of data set that is a subset, or part, of a population.

Data

consists of information coming from observations, counts, mea…

Statistics

The science of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpr…

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…

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…

Statistics

Statistical question

Sample size

Data

Science of collecting, organizing, representing, and explaini…

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 explaini…

Statistical question

A question that may have many answers

bar graph

categorical frequency distribution

class

class boundaries

represents the data by using vertical or horizontal bars whos…

a frequency distribution used when the data are categorical (…

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 whos…

categorical frequency distribution

a frequency distribution used when the data are categorical (…

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…

Symmetric

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

Parameter

value of a population (typically unknown)

Data

Population

Categorical variable

Quantitative variable

Systematically recorded information, together with its context.

All the cases that we wish we knew about.

A variable that names categories.

A variable in which the numbers act as numerical values. Alwa…

Data

Systematically recorded information, together with its context.

Population

All the cases that we wish we knew about.

Anecdotal Evidence

Experiment

Treatment

Random Assignment

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

- Study in which experimenter actively imposes treatment on s…

- Explanatory variable imposed on group

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

Anecdotal Evidence

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

Experiment

- Study in which experimenter actively imposes treatment on s…

Qualitative

Quantitative

Distribution

Marginal Distribution

AKA: Categorical. A variable that places an individual into o…

A variable that takes numerical values for which it makes sen…

The distribution of a variable tells us what values the varia…

In a two-way table; is the distribution values of THAT variab…

Qualitative

AKA: Categorical. A variable that places an individual into o…

Quantitative

A variable that takes numerical values for which it makes sen…

Statistics

Individuals

Variable

Quantitative variable

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

People or objects included in a study.

What you are studying about individuals.

A numerical variable.

Statistics

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

Individuals

People or objects included in a study.

Cluster Sampling

Convenience Sampling

Experimental Probability

Experimental Study

Cluster sampling is accomplished by dividing the population i…

In convenience sampling, readily available data is used.

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

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

Cluster Sampling

Cluster sampling is accomplished by dividing the population i…

Convenience Sampling

In convenience sampling, readily available data is used.

dot plot

outlier

symmetric

skewed to the left

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

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

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

the data points are "stretched" toward the left

dot plot

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

outlier

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

Quantitative Variable

Categorical Variable

discrete data vs continuous data

descriptive statistics vs inferential…

Variables that are numerical and represent measures of quanti…

Variables that take on values that are names or labels.

If a variable can take on any value between two specified val…

Descriptive statistics provide a concise summary of data whic…

Quantitative Variable

Variables that are numerical and represent measures of quanti…

Categorical Variable

Variables that take on values that are names or labels.

Statistics

Population

Sample

Parameter

Science of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpretin…

Collection of all outcomes, responses measurements, or counts…

Subset, or part, of a population.

Numerical description of a population characteristic.

Statistics

Science of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpretin…

Population

Collection of all outcomes, responses measurements, or counts…

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: a…

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

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: a…

Mean

Median

Mode

Measures of Center

sum divided by 'n'; adding all the numbers together then divi…

Middle number

Most frequently occurring score; Most often

the mean, median, and mode used to describe data

Mean

sum divided by 'n'; adding all the numbers together then divi…

Median

Middle number

Statistics

Statistical question

Sample size

Data

Science of collecting, organizing, representing, and explaini…

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 explaini…

Statistical question

A question that may have many answers

Statistics

Population

Sample

Random Sample

The science of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpr…

A type of data set that is the collection of all outcomes, re…

A type of data set that is a subset, or part, of a population.

Statistics

The science of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpr…

Population

A type of data set that is the collection of all outcomes, re…

Statistical Question

Measure of Center

Mean

Median

A question that has variable answers.

A single number used to describe a set of data.

"Average;" the sum of all the data values, divided by the num…

"Middle;" the middle value of an ordered data set.

Statistical Question

A question that has variable answers.

Measure of Center

A single number used to describe a set of 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 somet…

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

Mean

median

mode

range

adding numbers and then dividing the sum by the number of dig…

list orders from least to greatest; the number in the middle…

the number that appears most often in a set of data **there c…

The difference (-) between the greatest and least values in a…

Mean

adding numbers and then dividing the sum by the number of dig…

median

list orders from least to greatest; the number in the middle…

population

sample

statistics

mode

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

a part of a population. i.e. the girls in the 10th grade class

the math of data (information)

the number or numbers that occur most frequently in a set of…

population

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

sample

a part of a population. i.e. the girls in the 10th grade class

Mean

Outlier

Measure of Central Tendency

Median

the sum of the data divided by the number of data values

the data value that is much greater than or less than the oth…

is a measure that represents the CENTER of a data set. (mean…

put the data in order from least to greatest. For an odd numb…

Mean

the sum of the data divided by the number of data values

Outlier

the data value that is much greater than or less than the oth…