4. Descriptive Statistics: On the Way to Elementary Probability

  1. Paolo Brandimarte

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118023525.ch4

Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management

Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management

How to Cite

Brandimarte, P. (2011) Descriptive Statistics: On the Way to Elementary Probability, in Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118023525.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470496343

Online ISBN: 9781118023525

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Keywords:

  • statistics;
  • cumulative frequencies;
  • percentiles;
  • multidimensional data;
  • dispersion measures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Statistics?

  • Organizing and Representing Raw Data

  • Summary Measures

  • Cumulative Frequencies and Percentiles

  • Multidimensional Data