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While descriptive statistics (see Introduction to Descriptive Statistics) allow scientists to quickly summarize the major characteristics of a dataset, inferential statistics go a step further by helping scientists uncover patterns or relationships in a dataset, make judgments about data, or apply information about a small dataset to a larger group. An Introduction to Basic Statistics and Probability – p. 10/40. endobj Reasons for paying attention to data description • Double-check data acquisition • Data exploration • Data explanation . <> %PDF-1.5 endobj <> endobj endobj <> <> Descrip-tive statistics is used to say something about a set of information that has been collected only. 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