Question

1. The type of statistics used to make inferences or draw
conclusions about a population based on a sample are called
**__________** statistics.

2. The type of statistics used to explain the variables found
within a sample are
**__________ **statistics.

3. If you wish to conduct a study to look at the relationship
between age and amount of coffee consumption, and you intend to
express the results in a contingency table or with other
statistical tests, you would conduct a **__________
**analysis.

4. A bell shaped curve is a popular name for
a(n)**__________** distribution.

5. A data distribution with a single mode is called
**__________** distribution, and a data set
with two modes is said to have a bivariate distribution.

Answer #1

1) The type of statistics used to make inferences or draw
conclusions about a population based on a sample are called
**Inferential** statistics.

2) The type of statistics used to explain the variables found
within a sample are **Descriptive** statistics.

3. If you wish to conduct a study to look at the relationship
between age and amount of coffee consumption, and you intend to
express the results in a contingency table or with other
statistical tests, you would conduct a **Chi square
independence test** analysis.

4. A bell shaped curve is a popular name for
a(n)**Normal** distribution.

5. A data distribution with a single mode is called
**Unimodal** distribution, and a data set with two
modes is said to have a bivariate distribution.

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