# What is descriptive statistics?

Statistics is a branch of math that deals with the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data.

## Answer: The branch of statistics that involves organizing, displaying, and describing data is Descriptive Statistics.

There are two types of statistics in analyzing the data collected: Inferential statistics and Descriptive Statistics

**Explanation: **Descriptive statistics aims at describing the data features and providing summaries of the whole or sample population of data collected. The measures of central tendencies(mean, median, and mode) and measures of dispersion(standard deviation and variance) are used to describe and summarize the data.

### Thus descriptive statistics is a type of statistics used to study the data, describe their basic features, and summarize them.

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