Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/6409
Title: Statistics I : frequency distribution & data description
Authors: Shalash, Ibrahim 
Keywords: Statistics;Distribution (Probability theory);Data mining - Statistical methods
Issue Date: 10-Jul-2019
Publisher: Atlantic International University
Abstract: Statistics is the branch of mathematics that collects, tabulates, analyzes and displays data in order to provide scientists, politicians, scholars, and decision- makers with information and data on all matters related to people's lives and livelihoods. Statistics are included in all areas of life. In the field of health, statistical data collection and analysis of data on chronic diseases and genetic diseases in order to develop appropriate plans and strategies to combat these diseases and reduce their spread. In sports, the science of statistics analyzes the data on athletes in terms of speed, performance and endurance and follow-up effect of stimulant drugs on the performance of players. In pharmacology, the science of statistics collects and analyzes data on the uses of drugs and their effects on human health, which helps in making appropriate decisions about the use of certain drugs before putting them on the market. In agriculture and food, the science of statistics is applied to the evaluation of agricultural products and the follow-up and evaluation of food products in terms of their impact on the fight against famine in order to reduce health risks. Statistics is one of the most important sciences and tools in the field of economics, finance and business at the personal level, and the global level, where data is collected on projects related to these areas around the clock in order to follow the success or failure of those projects. In education, statistics play an important role in monitoring, and developing methods of education, monitoring student achievement and teacher performance. Monitoring curricula and evaluating and developing the educational process The science of statistics is also included in other fields and sciences of interest to humans, such as weather, climate change, heat stress and space science in order to increase human awareness towards environmental and societal issues, so as to reduce and illuminate adverse effects on environment, which result from the wrong human practices. In this exam, three topics are of concern, the first topic is about the nature of probability and statistics, which concerns about the types of data, statistical terms, variables and their nature, sampling techniques and methods of study. The second topic is about data analysis, frequency distribution, presentation and interpretation of data. The third topic concerns about data description by means of variance, standard deviation, percentile and quartile.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/6409
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