2 edition of **Descriptive statistics** found in the catalog.

Descriptive statistics

Howard Wright Alexander

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Published
**1965** by Heath in Boston .

Written in English

- Statistics -- Study and teaching.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | [by] Howard W. Alexander [and] Roland F. Smith. |

Contributions | Smith, Roland Frederick, 1917- |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | HA35 .A5 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | ix, 100 p. |

Number of Pages | 100 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL14102372M |

LC Control Number | 65020530 |

Chapter 1 Descriptive Statistics for Financial Data Updated: February 3, In this chapter we use graphical and numerical descriptive statistics to study the distribution and dependence properties of daily and monthly asset returns on a number of representative assets. The purpose of this chapter. Descriptive statistics employs a set of procedures that make it possible to meaningfully and accurately summarize and describe samples of data. In order for one to make meaningful statements about psychological events, the variable or variables involved must be organized, measured, and then expressed as quantities.

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