ADMS2320 – Week 1
Statistics -- (as a methods): Collection, organization, presentation, interpretation,
analysis of numerical data.
(As statistical data): Aggregates of facts affected to a marked extent by multiplicity of
causes, numerically expressed, enumerated or estimated according to reasonable
standards of accuracy, collected in a systematic manner for pre-determined purpose and
placed in relation to each other. **SINGLE AND ISOLATED FIGURES ARE NOT
STATS** Comparability and relationship.
- Statistics are affected to a marked extent of multiplicity of causes: Many variables
have effects of stats.
Statistics are numerically expressed: In quantitative methods, not qualitative.
Statistics are collected in a systematic