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Kevin McConway explains why statisticians use everyday words for not-so-everyday concepts - and how to translate what they really mean.
Kevin McConway explains why statisticians use everyday words for not-so-everyday concepts - and how to translate what they really mean.
<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/statistics/more-confusing-terms-statistics" /> Professor Kevin McConway. Kevin McConway is Professor of Applied Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at The Open University.<br />First published on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/statistics/more-confusing-terms-statistics">More confusing terms in statistics</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 2016