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8th Edition

Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133956570

Chapter 1, Problem 3P

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Statistical methods arc classified into two major categories: descriptive and inferential. Describe the general purpose for the statistical methods in each category.

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