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Understanding statistical analysis

What is statistical analysis and how is it different from data analysis?

In this video, you learned about basic statistical analysis and how to use it with different types of data.

Data analysis and statistical analysis

Data analysis and statistical analysis are two terms that are used interchangeably in the field of data science and data analytics. Both these involve processing data to cull patterns and trends and so, for the purpose of this short course, could be considered to have the same set of objectives. However, data analysis also involves data scientists using data visualisation techniques for identifying trends and patterns that statistical analysis does now. You will learn more about data visualisation for data analysis in Week 4 of this short course.

Next, you will learn about descriptive statistics through a video.

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