Your goals for this section are:
1. To familiarize yourself with your data ("get close to the data")
2. To gather summary information regarding your variables (descriptive statistics)
Take a look at the actual data: Looking at the raw data can often uncover obvious errors in data entry and other mistakes. Errors in your data can lead to problems when analyzing data.
Look at Measures of Central Tendency and Graphs: The measures of central tendency give summary information about each variable.
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