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Data Analysis

Data Analysis

Author: Ryan Backman
Description:

This lesson will introduce data analysis.

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Terms to Know
Center

The "middle" of the data set. There are many measures of center.

Data Analysis

The understanding of the key features of a set of data - shape, center, spread, and outliers.

Outliers

Points in a data set that are so high or so low as to be unusual, given the rest of the values.

Shape

The qualitative description of the clustering of data points in a certain location when the data are graphed.

Spread

The numerical description of how close the numbers are to the center.