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Statistics vs. Facts — What's the Difference?

Statistics vs. Facts — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Statistics and Facts

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Statistics

Statistics is the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data. In applying statistics to a scientific, industrial, or social problem, it is conventional to begin with a statistical population or a statistical model to be studied.
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Facts

Knowledge or information based on real occurrences
An account based on fact.
A blur of fact and fancy.
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Statistics

The practice or science of collecting and analysing numerical data in large quantities, especially for the purpose of inferring proportions in a whole from those in a representative sample.
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Facts

Something demonstrated to exist or known to have existed
Genetic engineering is now a fact. That Chaucer was a real person is an undisputed fact.
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Statistics

(used with a sing. verb) The mathematics of the collection, organization, and interpretation of numerical data, especially the analysis of population characteristics by inference from sampling.
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Facts

A real occurrence; an event
Had to prove the facts of the case.
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Statistics

(used with a pl. verb) Numerical data.
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Facts

Something believed to be true or real
A document laced with mistaken facts.
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Statistics

A discipline, principally within applied mathematics, concerned with the systematic study of the collection, presentation, analysis, and interpretation of data.
Statistics is the only mathematical field required for many social sciences.
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Facts

A thing that has been done, especially a crime
An accessory before the fact.
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Statistics

The science which has to do with the collection, classification, and analysis of facts of a numerical nature regarding any topic.
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Facts

(Law) A conclusion drawn by a judge or jury from the evidence in a case
A finding of fact.
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Statistics

Classified facts of a numerical nature regarding any topic.
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Facts

Plural of fact
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Statistics

The branch of mathematics which studies methods for the calculation of probabilities.
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Facts

(Internet slang) Used to express agreement.
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Statistics

A branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
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