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Using the average score to describe a sample is an example of inferential statistics.

By reading the definition in my book I feel as though this phrase is false. Can someone please advise on this matter?

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asked by Lyndyc
  1. Right, this is descriptive statistics, not inferential.

    http://sociology.about.com/od/Statistics/a/Descriptive-inferential-statistics.htm

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