The math course that is essentially the lovechild mathematics and English... And sometimes psychology.
Student 1: "Dude! I get to take statistics this year!"

Student 2: "...What? Why are you excited!?"

Student 1: "Because I love math!"

Student 2: "...That isn't math."
#statistic #logistics #satistics #math #english #lovechild
by PolarBearKorean July 29, 2011
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statistics is a branch of science which deals with data collection,presentstion,analysis, and drawing conclusion for any problem under study.
science without statistics bears no fruit
statistics without science has no root
#statistic #facts #figure #count #enumeration
by farooqi July 29, 2006
The study of percentages, bars, graphs, and charts, all in an attempt to make some sort of logical conclusion out of a bunch of numbers so that even more percentages, bars, graphs, and charts can be made.
Statistics may not be of practical use in everyday life, unless you own a casino.
by AYB July 29, 2003
The mathamatical study of the distribution of data on any subject to prove any point you're trying to make, when whining about it doesn't work.
39% of all statistics are made up.
by jt July 14, 2003
Bullshit alot of the time.
Most of the time, statistics are bullshit.
#bullshit #a #load #of #shit
by Clinker June 16, 2008
An excuse for your teams shortcummings in big games.
Me: told you Boise would beat your asses
Virginia Tech fan: so what, statistics show blah blah blah (useless info)
Me: YOU STILL LOST
months later..
Me: Stanford will clobber you
same fan: we have the best offense in the acc we'll win
days later...
Me: told you so
same fan: well statistics show.....
Me: jesus christ
#virginia tech #hokies suck #justin jett #anal cunt #tyrod taylor
by 87fan May 26, 2011
The scientific way to say I am not sure
Statistics is like saying: There is 30% chance it will rain, 70% chance it will not rain, but I am not certain if its going to rain.
#statistics #stats #mathematics #probability #stat
by allegro_perth April 23, 2011
also known as a useless subject one is forced to do to complete one's degree in Capitalism 1001 so one can get a piece of paper at the end of four years to be part of a globalised world so one can feed one's children (if one chooses to have any) and live happily ever after.

so if one does not do statistics one will lead a sad and lonely life.
look at all the happy people, want to know their secret? its statistics.
#happy #capitalism #globalisation #children #secret
by vijekoon October 13, 2005
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