# Statistics

```Statistics
1.1—An Overview of Statistics
Objective 1: I can define statistics
________ consists of information coming from _________, _________________, and
____________________.
_______________ is the science of _______________, _______________, ______________,
and ___________________ data in order to ______________________.
Objective 2: I can distinguish between data sets.
There are two types of data sets you will use when studying statistics. These data are called
__________________ and ______________.
A ____________________ is the collection of _______ outcomes, responses, measurements or
counts that are of interest.
A _____________ is the collection of ________ outcomes, responses, measurements, or counts.
A sample is a __________ of the population.
TIY 1: The US Department of Energy conducts weekly surveys of approximately 800 gas
stations to determine average price per gallon of gas. In February 2007, the average price was
\$2.24 per gallon. Identify the sample and population.
Two important terms that are used throughout this course are ____________ and ____________.
A _________________ is a numerical description of a ________________ characteristic.
A _________________ is a numerical description of a _________________ characteristic.
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