   Chapter 4, Problem 1RE Essentials of Statistics for the B...

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Chapter
Section Essentials of Statistics for the B...

8th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133956570
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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