Chapter 4, Problem 1RE

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Textbook Problem

a. What is the general goal for descriptive statistics?

b. How is the goal served by putting scores in a frequency distribution?

c. How is the goal served by computing a measure of central tendency?

d. How is the goal served by computing a measure of variability?

**a.**

To determine

**To explain:** The goal of descriptive statistics

Explanation

**Justification:**

The general goal of the descriptive statistics is to simplify and summarize a set of data by...

**b.**

To determine

**To explain:** How can the goal be served by using a frequency distribution.

**c.**

To determine

**To explain:** How can the goal be served by using a measure of central tendency.

**d.**

To determine

**To explain:** How can the goal be served by computing a measure of variability.

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