# Meaning of statistics in English

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## Noun

statistics### Definitions

1. a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters

## Famous quotes

- « The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you. » Rita Mae Brown
- « There are two ways of lying. One, not telling the truth and the other, making up statistics. » Josefina Vazquez Mota
- « I'm a visual thinker, really bad at algebra. There's others that are a pattern thinker. These are the music and math minds. They think in patterns instead of pictures. Then there's another type that's not a visual thinker at all, and they're the ones that memorize all of the sports statistics, all of the weather statistics. » Temple Grandin
- « Life it is not just a series of calculations and a sum total of statistics, it's about experience, it's about participation, it is something more complex and more interesting than what is obvious. » Daniel Libeskind
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