Definition of statistics in English:
plural noun[treated as singular]
The practice or science of collecting and analyzing numerical data in large quantities, especially for the purpose of inferring proportions in a whole from those in a representative sample.
- Aitken's mathematical work was in statistics, numerical analysis, and algebra.
- His main research topics were number theory, probability theory and mathematical statistics.
- Fréchet also made important contributions to statistics, probability and calculus.
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