Class Notes (808,753)
United States (313,251)
Statistics (75)
STAT 301 (55)

Statistics, population, sample, variables, histogram

2 Pages
Unlock Document

Colorado State University
STAT 301
Brett Hunter

22 August Exam 1 Next Wednesday Open book, open note On WebAssign Exam 4 is cumulative final What is statistics? Statistics is the science of analyzing data and drawing conclusions from that data Population The entire group of objects about which we desire information In order to get information from all individuals in a population, we would take a census Sample A subset of the population about which we acquire information We use samples because of cost constraints, time constraints, the impossibility of checking all individuals of a population, or the destructive nature of tests As long as our sample is representative of the population, we can use it to draw inferences about the population A variable is any characteristic or trait that we are interested in that may change from object to object Types of variables, each with 2 levels 1. Categorical (Qualitative) Data fits into distinct classes i. Nominal: No natural order
More Less

Related notes for STAT 301

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.