Question

Statistical techniques are classified into two major categories:
Descriptive and Inferential. Describe the general purpose of each
category and give an example you came up with yourself of when each
one would be used in a workplace setting.
** (6 points)**

Answer #1

**Descriptive**

description of the population is given by descriptive statistics is to summarise data.

example Central tendency, skewness is used in descriptive statistics.

Ex: find the average number of student who has hight 6feet.

**Inferential **

Inferential statistics uses sample data to estimate the population parameters.

hypothesis testing, Confidence interval these are examples of inferential statistics.

ex: from the sample, we have to estimate the mean of the population.

thanks :)

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