This is documentation for Mathematica 5, which was
based on an earlier version of the Wolfram Language.
View current documentation (Version 11.2)

Documentation / Mathematica / The Mathematica Book / A Practical Introduction to Mathematica / Numerical Mathematics /

1.6.7 Statistics

Basic descriptive statistics.

Here is some "data".

In[1]:= data = {4.3, 7.2, 8.4, 5.8, 9.2, 3.9}


This gives the mean of your data.

In[2]:= Mean[data]


Here is the variance.

In[3]:= Variance[data]


The standard set of packages distributed with Mathematica includes several for doing more sophisticated statistical analyses of data.

Some standard statistical analysis packages.