# descriptive statistics

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## de·scrip·tive sta·tis·tics

numeric values such as mean, median, and mode that describe the chief features of a group of scores, without regard to a larger population.

## descriptive statistics

statistics that measure and describe characteristics of groups without drawing inferences about the population in general.

## de·scrip·tive sta·tis·tics

(dĕ-skriptiv stă-tistiks)
Numeric values (e.g., mean, median, mode) that describe chief features of a group of scores, without regard to a larger population.

## de·scrip·tive sta·tis·tics

(dĕ-skriptiv stă-tistiks)
Data deductively derived from nonparametric measures.

## descriptive statistics

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