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### 1. statistics

**noun.** ['stəˈtɪstɪks'] a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters.

#### Synonyms

#### Etymology

- Statistik (German)

### Rhymes with Statistics

- criminalistics
- characteristics
- linguistics
- heuristics
- logistics
- ballistics
- mystics

### How do you pronounce statistics?

Pronounce statistics as stəˈtɪstɪks.

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### Sentences with statistics

1. **Noun, plural**

The Society of Women Engineers suggests taking Advanced Placement for your math classes, especially AP calculus and **statistics**.

### Quotes about statistics

1. The **statistics** on sanity are that one out of every four people is suffering from a mental illness. Look at your 3 best friends. If they're ok, then it's you.

**- Rita Mae Brown**

2. There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and **statistics**.

**- Benjamin Disraeli**

3. Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and **statistics** in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?

**- Dennis Prager**