Category:Definitions/Statistics

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Statistics is the branch of science which studies the collection and analysis of data, and the presentation of organized inferences from that analysis.

It is also concerned with the design of experiments and sample surveys, data reduction, data processing, and various other things.

As such, it can be considered as a form of applied probability theory.

It has been defined as the technology of the scientific method.