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# Statistics and Data

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If I were summarizing data, would I use statistics ___________. If I wanted to know whether or not my results were occurred by chance, I would use __________ statistics.

a. Descriptive; inferential
b. Inferential;descriptive
c. Qualitative;quantitative
d. Quantitative;qualitative

I believe that I would use a. Am I in the ballpark?

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Indeed, you are in the ballpark! Briefly, then, descriptive Statistics only summarize data (such as the measures of central tendencies which is a complicated term for adding a group of number (summation, taking the average by dividing by the number of scores (mean) and calculating how much, on ...

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