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Statistics Glossary
Numerical Methods


Population ­ a set of values incorporating every value measured.

Sample ­ a set of values selected from the much larger population.

Measure of average ­ the mean is usually preferred as the MOA.

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Mean ­ an estimation of the average. =


Mode…

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Probability


Trials ­ a part of a statistical experiment.

Event ­ an outcome, or set of outcomes.

Probability of event A ­ ­ is measured on a scale of 0 to 1.

Relative frequency ­ an estimation of equally likely outcomes.


Complementary event ­ A' ­ the probability that event…

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Binomial Distribution


Variable ­ a characteristic which can be counted or measured.

Random variable ­ when a variable is subject to (random) variation.

Discrete data ­ when a list of all possible values may be created.

Continuous data ­ data which can take any value.

(Probability) distribution ­ ­ the…

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Estimation


Unbiased ­ one of the criteria which must be adhered to, to use a sample is accurate to a population

Representative - one of the criteria which must be adhered to, to use a sample is accurate to a
population

Simple random sample ­ the most straightforward way of…

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