# Outline of statistics

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Statistics is a field of inquiry that studies the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data.wikipedia

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### Statistics

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Statistics is a field of inquiry that studies the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data.

### Data

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Statistics is a field of inquiry that studies the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data.

### Science

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It is applicable to a wide variety of academic disciplines, from the physical and social sciences to the humanities; it is also used and misused for making informed decisions in all areas of business and government.

### Humanities

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It is applicable to a wide variety of academic disciplines, from the physical and social sciences to the humanities; it is also used and misused for making informed decisions in all areas of business and government.

### Misuse of statistics

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### Business

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### Government

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### Discipline (academia)

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An academic discipline: one with academic departments, curricula and degrees; national and international societies; and specialized journals.

### Formal science

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### Biometrics

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A mathematical science – field of science that is primarily mathematical in nature but may not be universally considered subfields of mathematics proper. Statistics, for example, is mathematical in its methods but grew out of political arithmetic which merged with inverse probability and grew through applications in the social sciences and some areas of physics and biometrics to become its own separate, though closely allied, field.

### History of statistics

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History of statistics

### Founders of statistics

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Founders of statistics

### History of probability

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History of probability

### Timeline of probability and statistics

Timeline of probability and statistics

### Descriptive statistics

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Descriptive statistics

### Average

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Average

### Median

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Median

### Statistical dispersion

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Measures of scale