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# Biomedical Engineering: Descriptive Statistics & Inferential Statistics

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### What is the primary purpose of descriptive statistics?

To summarize the properties of an entire distribution of scores with just a few numbers

### What is the primary benefit of graphing data?

To show the relationships between variables clearly

### What is the purpose of a frequency distribution?

To provide an organized tabulation of the number of individuals in each category

### What is exploratory data analysis (EDA)?

<p>An analysis approach that identifies general patterns in the data</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the purpose of organizing your data?

<p>To prepare the data for further analysis</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What type of graph is best suited for showing relationships between variables?

<p>Scatter plot</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the main purpose of inferential statistics?

<p>To make inferences about a population based on a sample</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the purpose of the stemplot in displaying distributions?

<p>To show the frequency of each value</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the measure of center that is most affected by extreme values in the data?

<p>The mean</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the term for the difference between the sample statistic and the population parameter?

<p>Sampling error</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the purpose of the Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient?

<p>To measure the strength of the linear relationship between two variables</p> Signup and view all the answers

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