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Statistics 120 FALL SEMESTER 2017 INSTRUCTOR: DR. Hoon Kim hoonkim@cpp.edu 22 September 2017 Chapter 1: Introduction In Chapter 1 we study many definitions and summation notations. ● How Can Statistics Help us ○ Throughout the course will learn how to answer questions. ● What is Statistics ○ Statistics: The art and science of making decisions in the face of uncertainty. Or a field of study concerned with collecting, organizing, summarizing and analyzing data. ○ Drawing of inferences a body of data (aka population) when a part of the data (aka sample) is observed ● Overview of Stat 120 ● Descriptive Statistics : Consists of methods for collecting, organizing, summarizing, and analyzing data. ● Collecting data