# Introduction to Statistics: Understanding the Basics

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Statistics

Data

Universe

Population

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Sample

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

To organize and summarize the information

### What is the distinction between qualitative and quantitative variables?

Quantitative variables represent an amount or quantity, while qualitative variables yield categorical responses

### What does inferential statistics do?

Generalize information from the sample to the population

### When is inferential statistics not necessary?

When the entire population is studied

### What is a continuous variable?

A quantitative variable that represents an amount or quantity

### What is the nominal level of measurement used for?

Identifying, naming, classifying, or categorizing objects or events

### What do qualitative variables represent?

A quantitative variable that yields categorical responses

### What does a discrete variable entail?

A quantitative variable with a finite number of possible values or a countable number of possible values

### What is the definition of variables?

The characteristics that differentiate every individual within the population/sample

### What is the step in the process referred to as Inferential statistics?

Generalizing information from the sample to the population

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### According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, data are 'factual information used as a basis for reasoning, discussion, ______'.

calculation

Explore the fundamentals of statistics, including the collection, organization, summarization, and analysis of data to draw conclusions and answer questions. Learn about the research objective and the process of statistical analysis.

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