Is Statistics Math?

Stats is Math, Alright

Are Math and Science the same?

is statistics Math?

What type of math is statistics

is statistics hard?

Is Statistics a math class?

Summarizing: Is statistics a branch of mathematics?

  1. Math uses a DEDUCTIVE approach making conclusions from known truths (axioms)

  2. Science uses an INDUCTIVE approach by making hypothesizing theories from observation

  3. Some people feel that Statistics uses a rather inductive approach by trying to hypothesize about population properties from sample information, making Statistics closer to science

  4. Some other people feel that Statistics uses a strong deductive component to construct all of its inferential statistics theorems, making statistics closer to Math.