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1. Sources The origin of the lies, damn lies... remark is unclear. Online materials on the history of **Statistics** posted by the University of York 3 provide an excellent discussion.

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**Statistics** Goals: When you have completed this chapter, you will be able to: One Define what is meant by **statistics**. Two Explain what is meant by descriptive **statistics** and inferential **statistics** .

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Problems With Using Microsoft Excel for **Statistics** Jonathan D. Cryer (Jon-Cryer@uiowa.edu) Department of **Statistics** and Actuarial Science University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Joint **Statistical** Meetings August 2001, Atlanta, GA In this talk I will illustrate Excel's serious deficiencies in five ...