# Ch 33: Understanding Descriptive Statistics

Utilize this chapter to spur your memory on descriptive statistics. With your favorite Internet-ready device, you can review key terms and formulas about statistical data sets from your own home or from any Wi-Fi location.

## Understanding Descriptive Statistics - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, revisit descriptive statistics. Take a closer look at how statistics are displayed visually, and explore how different visual representations can be used. You can also brush up on major terms used for describing and analyzing data sets. At the end of this chapter, you should have developed the skills to do the following:

• Define mode, median, and mean
• Show the types of frequency distribution
• Determine uses for bar graphs, pie charts, and line plots
• Establish the union, intersection, overlap, disjoint, and subset of Venn Diagrams
• Differentiate between histograms and dot plots
• Outline data sets
• Use formulas for identifying percentiles in a data set

The short videos in this chapter walk you through all the major aspects of a descriptive statistics, including terminology, definitions, practical applications, and examples. Our video lessons come equipped with a timeline feature, allowing you to quickly jump to specific topics or concepts Each video lesson also comes with a full written transcript, which you can use to quickly scan for key vocabulary, terms, and formulas.

9 Lessons in Chapter 33: Understanding Descriptive Statistics
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