# Descriptive and Inferential Statistics

## Descriptive Statistics

### Questions

**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.