# ASTM International - ASTM E2586-19

## Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics

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 Organization: ASTM International Publication Date: 1 April 2019 Status: historical Page Count: 22 ICS Code (Application of statistical methods): 03.120.30
##### significance And Use:

4.1 This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental... View More

##### scope:

1.1 This practice covers methods and equations for computing and presenting basic statistics. This practice includes simple descriptive statistics for variable and attribute data, elementary methods of statistical inference, and tabular and graphical methods for variable data. Some interpretation and guidance for use is also included.

1.2 The system of units for this practice is not specified. Dimensional quantities in the practice are presented only as illustrations of calculation methods. The examples are not binding on products or test methods treated.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

### Document History

ASTM E2586-19
April 1, 2019
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
4.1 This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies...
April 1, 2019
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
4.1 This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies...
May 15, 2018
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
4.1 This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies...
November 1, 2016
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
4.1 This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies...
June 1, 2014
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
4.1 This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies...
October 1, 2013
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
4.1 This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies...
October 1, 2012
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
4.1 This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies...
February 15, 2012
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies exist...
January 1, 2012
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies exist...
September 1, 2010
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies exist...
May 15, 2010
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
This practice provides approaches for characterizing a sample of n observations that arrive in the form of a data set. Large data sets from organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies exist...
October 1, 2007
Standard Practice for Calculating and Using Basic Statistics
1.1 This practice covers methods and formulas for computing and presenting basic descriptive statistics using a set of sample data containing a single variable. This practice includes simple...