# Essential Math Vocabulary:Statistics and Probability﻿

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1. association
a relation resulting from interaction or dependence
2. causation
the act of making something happen
3. complement
either of two parts that create a whole
4. correlation
a statistical relation between two or more variables
5. data
a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
6. distribution
an arrangement of values of a variable by frequency
7. empirical
derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
8. exponential
involving a quantity being multiplied by itself
9. frequency
the number of observations in a given statistical category
10. inference
a conclusion you can draw based on known evidence
11. intersection
the set of elements common to two or more sets
12. interval
a set containing all points between two given endpoints
13. mean
an average computed by adding some function of the numbers
14. median
the value below which 50% of the cases fall
15. mode
the most frequent value of a random variable
16. model
a representation of something, often on a smaller scale
17. outcome
a phenomenon that is caused by some previous phenomenon
18. outlier
a value in a set of data that differs widely from other data
19. parameter
a quantity that characterizes a statistical population
20. permutation
a change in the order or arrangement of objects in a group
21. plot
a chart, map, or graph showing progress, distribution, etc.
22. population
the entire aggregation from which samples can be drawn
23. probability
a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur
24. proportion
relation with respect to comparative quantity or magnitude
25. randomization
an arrangement or selection that depends on chance
26. simulation
representation of something, often on a smaller scale
27. statistics
a branch of mathematics concerned with quantitative data
28. survey
a detailed critical inspection
29. trend
a general direction in which something tends to move
30. variable
a symbol that is used in mathematical or logical expressions
Created on July 13, 2021