Its name derives from an Italian
word meaning "politician." What branch of mathematics is it?
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The word statistics derives from the Italian
statista, politician. The Italian word
initially denoted supporters of very-centralized government. Hence, information
necessary for the functioning of this type of government was called statistics.
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