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 »

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 »

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 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 »

A term used in statistics, a percentile is a data point below which a given percentage of observations in a group falls. For example, a 20th-percentile label on a score of 1340 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test means then ... 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 »

Statisticians use inferential statistics to reach conclusions that extend beyond the specific data studied, such as when using sample data to determine how a larger population might behave or respond to a specific stimul... More »