So however detailed the statistics of the battlefield are, they cannot achieve the goal.
What is much more important than these numbers is an internal dynamic for which there are no statistics.
In fact, what this map really showed was the fallacy of aggregates – and how statistics can mask real cultural shifts.
For passengers, beyond the statistics lies a puzzle that has persisted for years.
"We knew the chances and we knew that the statistics and luck were not necessarily in our favor," she said.
This may appear incredible, but it is a fact as statistics will show.
statistics are not available, because in Galicia they have not been kept from this point of view.
"Don't tell me it is spectacles and statistics," Bobby pleaded.
This commonly held belief is based on statistics of longevity and sanitation.
These figures are drawn from statistics published in July 1914.
1770, "science dealing with data about the condition of a state or community," from German Statistik, popularized and perhaps coined by German political scientist Gottfried Aschenwall (1719-1772) in his "Vorbereitung zur Staatswissenschaft" (1748), from Modern Latin statisticum (collegium) "(lecture course on) state affairs," from Italian statista "one skilled in statecraft," from Latin status (see state (n.1)). Meaning "numerical data collected and classified" is from 1829. Abbreviated form stats first recorded 1961.
"quantitative fact or statement," 1880; see statistics.
The branch of mathematics dealing with numerical data. (See mean, median, mode, normal distribution curve, sample, standard deviation, and statistical significance.)
Note: A particular problem of statistics is estimating true values of parameters from a sample of data.