Descriptive Statistics


Descriptive statistics is a collection of statistical tests that describe the basic statistics of the data. Table 1 summarises the statistics that constitute descriptive statistics.


Table 1. Components of descriptive statistics
Questions Statistics
How many? Count
How extensive? Minimum, maximum, range
Most popular? Mode
Most representative? Mean, median
How is the data spread? Variance, standard deviation

Last updated byGanealingam Narenthiran on March 23, 2020

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