# What kind of mathematics do scientists use to analyze data?

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What kind of mathematics do scientists use to analyze data?

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Mathematics is the foundation in the hierarchy of scientific knowledge. From there you move to physics, then chemistry, then biology, etc., but math invades all these areas as it is not only the foundation and ultimate language of knowledge, it is a tool. As a tool is where math enters the analysis of collected data.

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View this answerThe kind of mathematics used by scientists in analyzing data is statistics. One purpose of statistics is to support that the data collected is...

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Chapter 19 / Lesson 17Analyzing data to calculate probability has immense application outside of the classroom. Learn how statistics can be analyzed to identify useful probabilities in three real-world examples: college, baseball, and the lottery.