STATISTICS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of statistics
Definition:
n. a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data
Example:
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.
Sentence in Classic:
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.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
English statistics prove the fact that four thefts out of five in London have hunger for their immediate cause.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
The statistics give an average of two hundred and sixty homeless children picked up annually at that period, by the police patrols, in unenclosed lands, in houses in process of construction, and under the arches of the bridges.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
She listened respectably to statistics on Dickens, Thackeray, Jane Austen, George Eliot, Scott, Hardy, Lamb, De Quincey, and Mrs.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
The skeleton dimensions I shall now proceed to set down are copied verbatim from my right arm, where I had them tattooed; as in my wild wanderings at that period, there was no other secure way of preserving such valuable statistics.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
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.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
It would of course be unfair to compare this number with divorce statistics, for many of these separated women are in reality widowed, were the truth known, and in other cases the separation is not permanent.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context