By Day 1 of Week 1, your instructor will assign you a statistical package from the list below for this discussion. There are many statistical software packages available to help you compute different

I was assigned to do “Statistical Analysis System (SAS)”

By Day 1 of Week 1, your instructor will assign you a statistical package from the list below for this discussion. There are many statistical software packages available to help you compute different types of data. Some are free and some can be obtained at a proprietary cost.

Some of the more popular packages are:

  • Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Statistical Analysis System (SAS)
  • Number Cruncher Statistical System (NCSS)
  • Minitab
  • STATA
  • Name of statistical package
  • History of its development
  • Intended use
  • Key Features
  • Types of analysis available
  • A list and purpose of products

Your initial response should be a minimum of 300 words and address all components of the discussion. In addition to the textbook, utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources to support your points. Cite and reference your sources in APA format as outlined in the Writing Cente