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Define descriptive and inferential statistics.

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Essentially, descriptive are used to 'describe' raw data. For example, when you have a bunch of numbers (raw data), this does not provide the researcher with any useful information. We would calculate descriptive stats on the data to better understand what the number mean. As well, we can take perhaps hundreds of data points and calculate ...

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A comparison of descriptive and inferential stats is achieved.