## Basic Statistical Analysis: Examination Copy |

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### Contents

Stumbling Blocks to Statistics 4 A Brief Look at the History of Statistics | 12 |

Graphs and Measures of Central Tendency 23 | 23 |

Variability | 47 |

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a z score alpha error alternative hypothesis Appendix Table assumed average basis called central tendency chance Chapter confidence interval correlation degrees of freedom descriptive statistics distribution of differences distribution of means equal equation error of difference estimated standard error event example experimental F ratio frequency given graph height increase independent variable inferential statistics interquartile range interval data IQ scores less math measures of central median mesokurtic middlemost mode negative normal curve normal distribution null hypothesis number of scores obtained occur one-tail percentile persons platykurtic population mean predict problems random sample range rank raw score Reject H0 reject the null relationship represent sample groups sample means sampling distribution scale significant skewed distribution SOLD FREE COPY standard deviation standard deviation units stanine statistical tests statisticians subjects sum of squares table value technique Test the hypothesis tion two-tail unimodal distribution variance zero