Reference Topics 14-3

This site is a glossary of statistical terms:

This excellent site presents a tutorial over several measures of dispersion: range, percentile scores, quartile scores, variance, standard deviation, and z-scores. the whole entry

Section 14.2: Descriptive Statistics

14.2 Outline
  1. Measures of Central Tendency
    1. mean
    2. median
    3. mode
    4. weighted mean
  2. Measures of Position
    1. quartiles
    2. deciles
    3. percentiles
  3. Measures of Dispersion
    1. range
    2. boxplot
    3. variance of the population
    4. variance of a random sample
    5. standard deviation


14.2 Essential Ideas

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