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# Descriptive Statistics Use in Conducting Research

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Explain descriptive statistics. Include in your discussion information on how this topic may prove useful in the work of others conducting research.

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Descriptive statistics is basically used to define the basic features of a data or sample being analyzed. In other words, they provide a basic or general summary of what data or sample shows. Descriptive statistics makes use of simple graphical analysis to convey basic information about a data and thus, can be considered a vital platform for almost all types of quantitative analysis of data.

Descriptive statistics is different from inferential statistics in the sense that ...

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