Statistics

Definition of Statistics

Sta`tis´tics   Pronunciation: stå`tĭs´tĭks
n.1.The science which has to do with the collection, classification, and analysis of facts of a numerical nature regarding any topic.
2.(Sport) Classified facts of a numerical nature regarding any topic.
3.The branch of mathematics which studies methods for the calculation of probabilities.

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