## Statistics (Myers)

AP Psychology Statistics Unit 2: Statistics Reading Questions Module 7: pages 56-61 What is ?the point to remember? about statistics? The point to remember about statistics is doubt big, round, and undocumented numbers. What are descriptive statistics? Descriptive statistics is the numerical data used to measure and describe characteristics of groups; includes measures of central tendency and measures of variation. What is the ?fancy? name for a bar graph? A histogram is a bar graph depicting a frequency distribution. What is meant by measure of central tendency? A measure of central tendency is a single score that represents a whole set of scores. Define mode, median & mean. Mode: the most frequently occurring score(s) in a distribution