Statistics/Methods of Data Collection
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The main portion of Statistics is the display of summarized data. Data is initially collected from a given source, whether they are experiments, surveys, or observation, and is presented in one of four methods:
- Textual Method
- The reader acquires information through reading the gathered data.
- Tabular Method
- Provides a more precise, systematic and orderly presentation of data in rows or columns.
- Semi-tabular Method
- Uses both textual and tabular methods.
- Graphical Method
- The utilization of graphs is most effective method of visually presenting statistical results or findings.