Descriptive statistics are statistics that describe the central tendency of the data, such as mean, median and mode averages. Variance in data, also known as a dispersion of the set of values, is another example of a des... More »

Descriptive statistics are descriptions of the main factors of a group of data or a summary of the information. These statistics give a snapshot of the information that has been gathered. This type of information is ofte... More »

In mathematics, the purpose of descriptive statistics is to describe the properties of data samples and measurements in a simpler way. It forms part of quantitative data analysis in statistics. More »

Descriptive statistics are descriptions of the main factors of a group of data or a summary of the information. These statistics give a snapshot of the information that has been gathered. This type of information is ofte... More »

The measures of central tendency refer to the mean, median and mode. These statistical figures help to determine a central or typical value for a particular parameter. Mean, median and mode are all different, and it is i... More »

A mathematical outlier, which is a value vastly different from the majority of data, causes a skewed or misleading distribution in certain measures of central tendency within a data set, namely the mean and range, accord... More »

According to Professor James Jones of Richland Community College, the modal class in statistics, commonly called the mode, is the raw data unit that occurs most often within a data set. This is a part of descriptive stat... More »