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# Descriptive Statistics and Data Distribution: Explanation

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Explain how descriptive statistics are related to data distribution graphs and how effective this qualitative method is in describing population characteristics.

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This solution explains the relationship between descriptive statistics and data distribution graphs and how effective this qualitative method is in describing population characteristics.

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Keywords: descriptive, inferential, sample, population

Statistics is the science and technique of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data from research studies and experiments. The data can be qualitative such as age or gender, or quantitative such as numerical values. There are two main classifications of statistics. The first is descriptive, which summarizes the data content, usually in a graphical format. The second is ...

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