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Dictionary DUE SEPT 11th

# Dictionary DUE SEPT 11th - A 1 Alternative Hypothesis A...

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A 1) Alternative Hypothesis: A statement where the evidence or data is so strong that you reject the null hypothesis. B 2) Bias: A consistent, repeated deviation of the sample statistic from the population parameter in the same direction when many samples are taken. 3) Blind: An experiment in which the subjects alone do not know which treatment they are receiving. 4) Block: A group of individuals sharing some common features that might affect the treatment. C 5) Causation: Two variables are causally related if changes in the value of one cause the other to change. 6) Census: A measurement or observation used by the entire population. 7) Cluster Sampling: A sampling technique in which the entire population is divided into pre- existing segments or clusters. 8) Coefficient of Determination: The proportion of variability in a data set that is accounted for by a statistical model. 9) Confidence Statement: A level of confidence coupled with a margin of error. 10) Confounded: If two variables vary together in such a way that it is impossible to determine which variable is responsible for an observed effect. 11) Continuous: A measure of values in a data set that is uncountable. 12) Convenience Sampling: A sampling technique in which data are used from population members that are readily available. D 13) Data: A set of numbers representing the same thing. 14) Descriptive Statistic: Involves methods of organizing, picturing, and summarizing information from samples or populations. 15) Deviation: the difference between a datum and some reference value, typically the mean of the data.

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16) Discrete: A measure of values in a data set that is countable. 17) Distribution: In a set of numerical data, the values are distributed over the real numbers. 18) Double Blind: An experiment in which neither the subjects nor the people who work with them know which treatment each subject is receiving.
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