The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “statistics” as “a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of masses of numerical data.” Applied statistics is therefore the application of statistics to problems across various fields. Today, applied statistics touches many things that the general public uses on a daily basis. But the field of statistics has undergone centuries of advancement – and continues to expand its impact.

In this infographic, Michigan Tech looks at how applied statistics affect our daily lives.

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How Applied Statistics Affects Our Daily Lives

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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