Statistics (Pluralization of nouns)


Grammar — Advanced Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option

Choose the letter corresponding to the correct plural form of the noun in the parenthesis.
  1.   (Statistics) is the discipline that concerns with the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation and presentation of   (datum).

  2.   (Population) can be diverse groups of people or objects such as "all people living in a   (country) " or "every atom composing a crystal".

  3. When   ( census) details cannot be collected, statisticians collect them by developing specific experiment   (design)

  4. Probability theory deals with the   ( analysis) of random   (phenomenon) .

  5. These   (inference) may take the form of answering yes/no questions about the data or   (hypothesis) testing.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What does statistics imply?

  2. Is it important to study statistics? Why? Why not?


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      • examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of (something, especially information), typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation
      • group, selection
      • plan or drawing produced to show the look and function or workings of a building, garment, or other object before it is built or made
      • an individual feature, fact, or item
      • a branch of knowledge, typically one studied in higher education
      • different from each other
      • (interpreted) explain the meaning of
      • (organized) arrange
      • chosen, done, etc., without a particular plan or pattern
      • a supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principles independent of the thing to be explained


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