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Statistics

Introduction

Mathematical formulas in bookWelcome to the Greenlease Library's
Statistics Guide!

Use this guide to find statistics sources through the Library and on the Web. If you can't find what you need, contact us via phone, chat, or email using the information to the left. No question is too big or too small!

Background Info

"Statistics is described as a mathematical body of science that pertains to the collection, analysis, interpretation or explanation, and presentation of data, or as a branch of mathematics concerned with collecting and interpreting data.

Because of its empirical roots and its focus on applications, statistics is typically considered a distinct mathematical science rather than as a branch of mathematics. Some tasks a statistician may involve are less mathematical; for example, ensuring that data collection is undertaken in a way that produces valid conclusions, coding data, or reporting results in ways comprehensible to those who must use them." (source)

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