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Statistics Terms to Know

Statistics Terms to Know

Author: Daniel Nelson

Teach new terms needed to operate in the field of Statistics

Terms to learn are variable, data, qualitative data, quantitative data, experiment, parameter, and statistic, along with different variations or characteristics of some.

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Terms you need to know explained in slide show format

Examples to try

Try your hand at these examples, first with qualitative or quantitative, then with continuous vs. discrete