Statistics (12th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321755936
ISBN 13: 978-0-32175-593-3

Chapter 1 - Statistics, Data, and Statistical Thinking - Exercises 1.1-1.33 - Understanding the Principles - Page 18: 1.2


Descriptive statistics involves studying the entire data set in order to present information about this set in a convenient form. On the other hand, inferential statistics involves studying a sample to make predictions or generalizations about the larger group where the sample was taken from.

Work Step by Step

See the definition above for both.
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