Descriptive statistics is one of the two main branches of statistics.
Descriptive statistics provide a concise summary of data. You can summarize data numerically or graphically. For example, the manager of a fast food restaurant tracks the wait times for customers during the lunch hour for a week. Then, the manager summarizes the data.
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Numeric descriptive statistics
The manager calculates the following numeric descriptive statistics: