As long as there have been people, there has been a need to plan, calculate and evaluate our progress. We build the Wall and later we built the Pyramids. But both required a practical application of math.
Statistics is an area of mathematics, a collection of tools for analyzing data, and a way of thinking. As a subset of mathematics, statistics can be the study of multidimensional space, models of chance, or representational structure and change But at its best, statistics is a way of thinking. Statistical thinking is applying logic to life
StatNut.com is a website with posts about central tendency, dispersion, t-tests, ANOVAs and correlations. There is a blog for the general public and more detailed lessons for students taking a university level course.
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