Meaning of DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS in English

DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS

a kind of statistics which reducing original data to a manageable size by constructing tables, drawing graphs, or calculating summary measures such as averages.

Note: the most common descriptive statistics are the mean, standard deviation or its square, the variance; the less popular ones include the median, mode, range, inter-quartile range and coefficient of variation.

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