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## statistics

1. methods of collecting and analysing numerical data.
2. a group of data.

Businesspeople make considerable use of statistical methods such as collecting SAMPLES in order to make STATISTICAL INFERENCES in such areas as MARKETING RESEARCH and QUALITY CONTROL. They also use government economic data in monitoring changes in the business environment.

Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

## statistics

1. a branch of mathematics that studies the theory and methods of collecting, tabulating and analysing numerical data.
2. a grouping of data. Economic analysis makes extensive use of economic data, which are subjected to statistical analysis in order to test ECONOMIC THEORIES. See HYPOTHESIS TESTING, ECONOMETRICS.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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In descriptive statistics of employees of banking shows, respect to you where N is the sample size which is 350 and minimum is 4 which is agree and the maximum is 5 which is strongly agree and mean is 4.49 and standard deviation is .501 which shows some variation on results that results is in between agree and strongly agree.
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Fruit yield: Table 2 presents results of descriptive statistics and Duncan test for fruit yield in the Strawberry.
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Table 2 provides the descriptive statistics of the means for each quarter for the ten DCF variables.
Chapters address common pitfalls, descriptive statistics, design of experiments, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression and the ANOVA model, and special topics such as clustering and microarray data analysis.

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