## What are Statistics?

Read this brief introduction to the field of statistics and some relevant examples of how statistics can lend credibility to making arguments. Complete the practice questions in these sections.

### What are Statistics?

#### Questions

**Question 1 out of 2.**

Which of the following are part(s) of statistics? Select all that apply.

numerical calculationsgraphs

interpretations and decisions based on the numbers and graphs

**Question 2 out of 2.**

yes

no