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# Statway Module 2: Lesson 2.1.1 Flashcards

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### What does the term 'Frequency Distribution' refer to?

• A visual representation of data.
• All values of the variable to investigate a question about sports. (correct)
• A measure of central tendency.
• The difference between the lowest and highest value.
• ### What is a Data Value?

A quantitative variable that can be measured or counted and expressed as a number.

### Define the term Categorical.

A type of variable that cannot be measured or counted but can be expressed as membership in a category.

### What is the Center of a Distribution?

<p>The typical value or value which best represents the distribution.</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What does the Shape of a Distribution describe?

<p>The overall pattern of distribution.</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is meant by the Spread of a Distribution?

<p>The difference between the lowest value and the highest value, excluding any unusually high or low values.</p> Signup and view all the answers

## Study Notes

### Frequency Distribution

• Represents all values of a variable used in investigating questions, such as those related to sports.

### Data Value

• Refers to a quantitative variable that can be measured, counted, or expressed numerically.

### Categorical

• Denotes a variable type that cannot be quantified but can be categorized into distinct groups or memberships.

### Center of a Distribution

• Indicates the typical value that best characterizes or represents the entire distribution of data.

### Shape of a Distribution

• Describes the overall pattern or form of the distribution observed in a dataset, indicating how data points are arranged.

• Measures the range of a dataset by calculating the difference between the lowest and highest values, while intentionally ignoring outliers.

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## Description

Test your understanding of key concepts in Statway Module 2, Lesson 2.1.1 with these interactive flashcards. Cover terms such as Frequency Distribution, Data Value, and Categorical variables, all fundamental to analyzing data in a sports context. Perfect for mastering basic statistics and data analysis.

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