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Statistics Vocabulary
Mean
Median
Mode
Range
Mean
Median
39 terms
Statistics: Unit 1 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.
26 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
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…
32 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
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
15 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
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…
26 terms
Statistics Vocabulary Chapter 2
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 (…
61 terms
AP Statistics Vocabulary
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)
Descriptive Statistics Vocabulary
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.
32 terms
Statistics: Unit 1.2 Vocabulary
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…
91 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
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…
85 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
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.
Statistics Chapter 1 Vocabulary
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…
57 terms
Statistics Summer Assignment Vocabulary
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.
10 terms
Vocabulary statistics
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…
13 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
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…
Statistics Vocabulary
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…
32 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
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
8 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
maximum
mean
measures of center
measures of spread
the greatest value for a data set
the average of a set of data; the sum of the data divided by…
measures that represent the center of the distribution of val…
measures that represent the extent to which the values of a d…
maximum
the greatest value for a data set
mean
the average of a set of data; the sum of the data divided by…
7 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
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
18 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
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.
6 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
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…
Statistics Vocabulary
biased
unbiased
univariate
bivariate
one outcome is favored by giving hints to you, you don't ask…
is completely random
one variable
two variables, often has the word "and"
biased
one outcome is favored by giving hints to you, you don't ask…
unbiased
is completely random
48 terms
Statistics vocabulary--definitions
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
population
sample
The process of organizing and summarizing data. Usually done…
procedures used to draw conclusions about populations based o…
A group of people, things, or objects that are being studied
A subset of a population
Descriptive Statistics
The process of organizing and summarizing data. Usually done…
Inferential Statistics
procedures used to draw conclusions about populations based o…
11 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
scatter plot
clustering
outliers
positive association (correlation)
A graph with points plotted to show a possible relationship b…
Data values occurring close together
Numbers that are much greater or much less than the other num…
An association in which high levels of one variable go with h…
scatter plot
A graph with points plotted to show a possible relationship b…
clustering
Data values occurring close together
Chapter 4 Statistics Vocabulary
Population
Sample
Sample Survey
Convenience Sample
The ... in a statistical study is the entire group of individ…
A subset of individuals in the population from which we actua…
A study that uses an organized plan to choose a sample that r…
Choosing individuals from the population who are easy to reac…
Population
The ... in a statistical study is the entire group of individ…
Sample
A subset of individuals in the population from which we actua…
Descriptive Statistics Vocabulary
descriptive statistics
categorical data
numerical data
discrete numerical data
The branch of statistics that includes numerical, graphical,…
Data that records qualities or characteristics of an individu…
data that can be counted or measured (Also called quantitativ…
Possible values are isolated points along the number line
descriptive statistics
The branch of statistics that includes numerical, graphical,…
categorical data
Data that records qualities or characteristics of an individu…
24 terms
Unit 7: Statistics Vocabulary
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.
16 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
Box-and-whisker plot
Frequency
Histogram
Interquartile range (IQR)
A diagram that summarizes data using median , upper quartile…
The number of times an item, or event , occurs in a set of da…
A way of displaying data using vertical or horizontal bars th…
The difference between the upper quartile and the lower quart…
Box-and-whisker plot
A diagram that summarizes data using median , upper quartile…
Frequency
The number of times an item, or event , occurs in a set of da…
8 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
Association
Bivariate
Correlation
Frequency
A description of how data sets are related.
A set of data that is made of two variables.
A description of the relationship between two data sets.
The number of times a value or response appears in a data set.
Association
A description of how data sets are related.
Bivariate
A set of data that is made of two variables.
23 terms
Statistics vocabulary
Observational study
Retrospective study study
Prospective study
Experiment
Observe outcomes without imposing any treatment
Identify subjects and then study data collected on their subj…
Researchers identified subjects in advance and collect
Active impose some treatment in order to observe the response
Observational study
Observe outcomes without imposing any treatment
Retrospective study study
Identify subjects and then study data collected on their subj…
Statistics Vocabulary
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…
7 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
individuals
variable
categorical variable
quantitative variable
the objects described by a set of data. may include people, a…
any characteristic of an individual. can take different value…
places an individual into one of several groups or categories
takes numerical values for which it make sense to find an ave…
individuals
the objects described by a set of data. may include people, a…
variable
any characteristic of an individual. can take different value…
Statistics vocabulary--definitions
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
population
sample
The process of organizing and summarizing data. Usually done…
procedures used to draw conclusions about populations based o…
A group of people, things, or objects that are being studied
A subset of a population
Descriptive Statistics
The process of organizing and summarizing data. Usually done…
Inferential Statistics
procedures used to draw conclusions about populations based o…
16 terms
Unit 1: Statistics Vocabulary
Box and Whisker Plot... (Box Plot)
Dot Plot
Histogram
Interquartile Range (IQR)
A graphic way of showing a summary of data using the median,…
A graphical display of data using dots.
A pictorial way of representing data.
A measure of variability, based on dividing a data set into q…
Box and Whisker Plot... (Box Plot)
A graphic way of showing a summary of data using the median,…
Dot Plot
A graphical display of data using dots.
Statistics Vocabulary
Science of collecting, organizing, sum…
Provides a measure of confidence in an…
Fact/Proposition used to draw a conclu…
Entire group to be studied
Statistics
Statistics
Data
Population
Science of collecting, organizing, sum…
Statistics
Provides a measure of confidence in an…
Statistics
Statistics Vocabulary
Statistics
Data
Population
Individual
The science of collecting, organizing, summarizing, and analy…
Facts or propositions used to draw conclusions or make decisi…
The entire group of individuals to be studied
A person or object that is a member of the population being s…
Statistics
The science of collecting, organizing, summarizing, and analy…
Data
Facts or propositions used to draw conclusions or make decisi…
26 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
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…
26 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
Compliment
Probability
Event
Mutually Exclusive/Disjoint
The opposite of an event
A number between 0-1 (inclusive) that describes the likelihoo…
A subset of the possible outcomes in a chance process (combin…
Two events that have no outcomes in common
Compliment
The opposite of an event
Probability
A number between 0-1 (inclusive) that describes the likelihoo…
60 terms
Statistics Vocabulary Exam 1
Statistics
Data
population
individual
is the science of collecting, organizing, summarizing, and an…
are a "fact or proposition used to draw a conclusion or make…
The entire group of individuals to be studied
a person or object that is a member of the population being s…
Statistics
is the science of collecting, organizing, summarizing, and an…
Data
are a "fact or proposition used to draw a conclusion or make…
Statistics Vocabulary
Categorical value
Quantitative variable
Distribution
individuals
places an individual into one of several group or categories…
takes numerical values for which it make sense to find an ave…
ell us what values of the variable takes and how often it tak…
objects described by a set of data (people)
Categorical value
places an individual into one of several group or categories…
Quantitative variable
takes numerical values for which it make sense to find an ave…
76 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
Statistic
Parameter
Individual
Variable
The study of how to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret…
numerical measure that describes an aspect of a population.
People or objects included in a study.
Characteristic of the individual to be measured or observed.
Statistic
The study of how to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret…
Parameter
numerical measure that describes an aspect of a population.
20 terms
Statistics Vocabulary Part 1
self-selected sample
random sample
systematic sample
stratified random sampling
members of the population select themselves by volunteering.
every member of the population has an equal chance of being s…
a rule is used to select members of the population.
the population is divided into distinct groups. Members are s…
self-selected sample
members of the population select themselves by volunteering.
random sample
every member of the population has an equal chance of being s…
15 terms
Statistics Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Degree of Freedom
What percentage is 1 standard deviatio…
What percentage is 2 standard deviatio…
What percentage is 3 standard deviatio…
sample size - 1 or n - 1
68%
95%
99.7%
Degree of Freedom
sample size - 1 or n - 1
What percentage is 1 standard deviatio…
68%
16 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
data
mean
median
mode
the pieces of information, facts and statistics collected tog…
A measure of center in a set of numerical data, computed by a…
The middle number of a set of numbers (must be put in order)
The value that occurs most frequently in a given data set.
data
the pieces of information, facts and statistics collected tog…
mean
A measure of center in a set of numerical data, computed by a…
73 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
Biased
Double-Blind
Block Design
Systematic sample
A designed study that systemattically favors one outcome.
Neither the subject or the people that have contact with them…
The random assignment of units to treatments is carried out s…
size n consists of a n individuals from the population chosen…
Biased
A designed study that systemattically favors one outcome.
Double-Blind
Neither the subject or the people that have contact with them…
Statistics Vocabulary
Quanitative
Statistic
Ordinal
Sample
Data that consists of numerical measurements or counts
A numerical description of a sample characteristic
The level of measurement that can be arranged or ranked
A subset or part of a population
Quanitative
Data that consists of numerical measurements or counts
Statistic
A numerical description of a sample characteristic
48 terms
Statistics vocabulary--definitions
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
population
sample
The process of organizing and summarizing data. Usually done…
procedures used to draw conclusions about populations based o…
A group of people, things, or objects that are being studied
A subset of a population
Descriptive Statistics
The process of organizing and summarizing data. Usually done…
Inferential Statistics
procedures used to draw conclusions about populations based o…
37 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
Data
Population
Individual
Variable
Collection of facts, such as numbers, words, measurements, ob…
A set of individuals that we wish to describe and/or make pre…
Member of a population
Characteristics recorded about each individual in a data set
Data
Collection of facts, such as numbers, words, measurements, ob…
Population
A set of individuals that we wish to describe and/or make pre…
11 terms
Statistics Vocabulary
Population
Sampling Frame
Sample
Sample Survey
The entire group of people that we want information about.
A list of all members of the population.
A part of the population that has been selected for study.
The study of a part, to gain information on about the whole.
Population
The entire group of people that we want information about.
Sampling Frame
A list of all members of the population.
statistics exam 1 vocabulary
The five number summary
Disjoint is
Independence is
Binomial is
MIN Q1, Q2(MEDIAN), Q3, MAX
one prevents other from happening
one does not affect the other
counting number of successes
The five number summary
MIN Q1, Q2(MEDIAN), Q3, MAX
Disjoint is
one prevents other from happening
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