Statistics

These cards are for revising the topic of statistics, and are defined as formally advanced.

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Data?

 

Quantitative

– numerical data such as time, age, height

Qualitative

– non – numerical such as opinions, favourite subjects, gender

Numerical data can either be discrete or continuous.

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Data?

 

Discrete

data jumps from one measurement to the next. The measurements in

between have no meaning, such as shoe size, number of goals scored at a football

match.

Continuous

data does not jump from one measurement to the next, but passes

smoothly through all the measurements in between such as, time, height.

Data that is collected by or for the person who is going to use it is called

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Data?

primary Data that is collected by or for the person who is going to use it.

secondary

Data that is not collected by or for the person who is going to use it.

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