Learn STATISTICS from example sentences; some of them are from classic books. These examples are selected from a corpus with 300,000 sentences, including classic works and current mainstream media. Some sentences also link to their contexts.

1. The deadly statistical clock very hollow.

2. They were doing some type of statistical analysis.

3. The report contains a great deal of statistical information.

4. Sophisticated statistical analysis was employed to obtain these results.

5. The difference between the two samples was not statistically significant.

Meanings and Examples of STATISTICS |

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statistics

n. a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data

Classic Sentence:

1 She listened respectably to statistics on Dickens, Thackeray, Jane Austen, George Eliot, Scott, Hardy, Lamb, De Quincey, and Mrs. Humphry Ward, who, it seemed, constituted the writers of English Fiction and Essays.

2 She had the neophyte's shock of discovery that, outside of tracts, conservatives do not tremble and find no answer when an iconoclast turns on them, but retort with agility and confusing statistics.

3 Most of them were in offices all day, and thought more in card-catalogues or statistics than in mass and color.

4 There are learned people who can tell you out of the statistics that beef-boners make forty cents an hour, but, perhaps, these people have never looked into a beef-boner's hands.

5 Jokubas had recently been reading a newspaper article which was full of statistics such as that, and he was very proud as he repeated them and made his guests cry out with wonder.

6 English statistics prove the fact that four thefts out of five in London have hunger for their immediate cause.

7 The reader will have no difficulty in understanding that Javert was the terror of that whole class which the annual statistics of the Ministry of Justice designates under the rubric, Vagrants.

8 Henceforth these beings belonged to the statistics as "Abandoned children," whom the police take note of, collect, mislay and find again on the pavements of Paris.

Context Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER

9 The actions of men are subject to general immutable laws expressed in statistics.

10 And yet the former history continues to be studied side by side with the laws of statistics, geography, political economy, comparative philology, and geology, which directly contradict its assumptions.

11 To this Observatory, then: a stern room, with a deadly statistical clock in it, which measured every second with a beat like a rap upon a coffin-lid; Louisa repaired on the appointed morning.

12 The deadly statistical clock very hollow.

13 The deadly statistical recorder in the Gradgrind observatory knocked every second on the head as it was born, and buried it with his accustomed regularity.

14 Most statistical tables are parchingly dry in the reading; not so in the present case, however, where the reader is flooded with whole pipes, barrels, quarts, and gills of good gin and good cheer.

15 Besides this, the system of assessing property in the country districts of Georgia is somewhat antiquated and of uncertain statistical value; there are no assessors, and each man makes a sworn return to a tax-receiver.

Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)

16 In economics, a mirage is a naturally occurring phenomenon in which economic statistics are bent to produce an image of a desired outcome.

17 Potential recruits will be encouraged to use an online tool to test their motivational profile and will be enticed by statistics claiming more than one thousand different jobs in the army across one hundred and forty different trades.

18 Sophisticated statistical analysis was employed to obtain these results.

19 They were doing some type of statistical analysis.

20 Given data which are free from bias there are further snares to avoid in statistical work.

21 The report contains a great deal of statistical information.

22 We now realize that much of Burt's research was presented with a statistical sleight of hand.

23 Like you, I am a consultant, but my area of speciality is adoption of competitive strategies based on statistical and scientific thinking.

24 We have studied the statistical mechanics of money circulation in a closed economic system.

25 The statistical methodology adopted for the ranking gives each business school a unique score.

26 That may be a statistical aberration, but even over a longer period of time the steep drop in the labor force since 2008 has not reversed itself.

27 Does that mean that the well-known and often-quoted statistic of 50% of all marriages end in divorce is no longer true?

28 The Census Bureau maintains this site, linking to each state's main statistic site.

29 Children from an underprivileged family background are statistically more likely to become involved in crime.

30 The difference between the two samples was not statistically significant.