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**Statistics, descriptive statistics**

Mathematical statistics deals with the numerical recording, representation and investigation or evaluation of mass phenomena in nature, society and technology.

Surveys of population figures and property relations (censuses) existed before and at the beginning of our era. In the 18th century, people began to study mass phenomena in terms of population statistics. Based on birth and death lists, questions were now asked about the causes of certain death frequencies and about regularities - geometry homework help , for example in the distribution of births of boys and girls. The data were recorded in tables or graphs and calculations were made on this basis. The use of such methods characterises descriptive statistics.

(Mathematical) statistics deals with the numerical recording, presentation and investigation or evaluation of mass phenomena in nature, society and technology in which random influences are at work - math homework solver . Methods and procedures of probability calculation are applied.

The collection and evaluation of data on individuals, objects or processes is a way of gaining knowledge that was not first pursued with the development of statistics as a branch of science. Traditions and records of censuses from the Egyptian empire around 2650 BC prove this. In the constitution of Rome under the 6th king named Servius Tullius - do my assignment (577 to 534 B.C.), it was stipulated that the census (Latin for population count) was to be taken every five years.

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