Descriptive and Inferential Statistics

Descriptive Statistics


Question 1 out of 3.
Two basic divisions of statistics are

  • inferential and descriptive.
  • population and sample.
  • sampling and scaling.
  • mean and median.

Question 2 out of 3.
Check all that apply. Descriptive statistics

  • allow random assignment to experimental conditions.
  • use data from a sample to answer questions about a population.
  • summarize and describe data.
  • allow you to generalize beyond the data at hand.

Question 3 out of 3.
Which of the following are descriptive statistics?

  • The mean age of people in Detroit.
  • The number of people who watched the superbowl in the year 2002.
  • A prediction of next month's unemployment rate.
  • The median price of new homes sold in Miami.
  • The height of the tallest woman in the world.