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Please provide a brief definition of descriptive statistics and their usage in everyday life.

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The definition of descriptive statistics is as follows: a set of brief descriptive coefficients that summarizes a given data set. The data set can either be of the entire population or of a sample set. Descriptive statistic measures used to describe the data set include measures of central tendency and measures of variability or dispersion. These measures of ...

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