# Flashcards - Dispersion & Probability Models

Flashcards - Dispersion & Probability Models
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average
In colloquial language, an average is the sum of a list of numbers divided by the number of numbers in the list
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parameter
A parameter , generally, is any characteristic that can help in defining or classifying a particular system
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sample
In statistics and quantitative research methodology, a data sample is a set of data collected and/or selected from a statistical population by a defined procedure
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population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
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outlier
In statistics, an outlier is an observation point that is distant from other observations
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outlier
In statistics, an outlier is an observation point that is distant from other observations
population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
sample
In statistics and quantitative research methodology, a data sample is a set of data collected and/or selected from a statistical population by a defined procedure
parameter
A parameter , generally, is any characteristic that can help in defining or classifying a particular system
average
In colloquial language, an average is the sum of a list of numbers divided by the number of numbers in the list
probability
Probability is the measure of the likelihood that an event will occur
combinations
In mathematics, a combination is a way of selecting items from a collection, such that the order of selection does not matter
factorial
In mathematics, the factorial of a non-negative integer n, denoted by n
deviations
In statistics, the standard deviation is a measure that is used to quantify the amount of variation or dispersion of a set of data values
Independent events
In probability theory, two events are independent, statistically independent, or stochastically independent if the occurrence of one does not affect the probability of the other

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