A Brief Introduction to Statistics | Definition, Scope and Limitations

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A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS | DEFINITION, SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS
The word ‘Statistics’ and ‘Statistical’ are all derived from the Latin word Status, means a political state. The theory of statistics as a distinct branch of scientific method is of comparatively recent growth. Research particularly into the mathematical theory of statistics is rapidly proceeding and fresh discoveries are being made all over the world.

What is Statistics:


Statistics is concerned with scientific methods for collecting, organizing, summarizing, presenting and analysing data as well as deriving valid conclusions and making reasonable decisions on the basis of this analysis. Statistics is concerned with the systematic collection of numerical data and its interpretation...
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