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Concepts of Statistics

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Statistics: Statistics is the area of study dealing with the collection, presentation, analysis of data as well as drawing of meaningful conclusions from the data.

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Statistics:

  • The word ‘statistics’ appears to have been derived from the Latin word ‘status’ meaning ‘a (political) state’.

  • Statistics is the area of study dealing with the collection, presentation, analysis of data as well as drawing of meaningful conclusions from the data.

  • Sir Ronald Fisher was a British statistician and biologist who was known for his contributions to experimental design and population genetics. He is known as the father of modern statistics and experimental design.
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