Surfstat.australia: an online text in introductory Statistics

Introduction

Statistics consists of the principles and methods for

  1. Designing studies
  2. Collecting data
  3. Presenting and analysing data
  4. Interpreting the results

Statistics has been described as

The scientific approach to decision making can be summarised as:

Example: Damaged cartons containing some product

Customers are complaining that they are shipped too many damaged cartons. While the product inside is seldom damaged, the damage on the carton forces customers to inspect for damage to the product

The Simplified Process


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