Stat 206 Exam 1 Review

Stat 206 Exam 1 Review - Statistic 206 Exam 1 Study Guide...

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Statistic 206 Exam 1 Study Guide I. Ways of knowing things/deciding what’s true * Unsupported Assertions: sayings that everyone knows but isn’t supported by fact. * Casual Observation: Observe how people behave, may create theories, but is all based on out observations, experiences, and perception. Not supported by fact. * Appeal to Authority: rely on what experts/authority figure tells you. Ex. Celebrities in the “got milk” campaign. * Scientific Method: a set of rules consisting of certain assumptions, attitudes, goals, and procedures for creating and answering questions about nature. We use the scientific method and do not trust intuitions or personal experiences because everyone has different feelings about, and experiences of, the world. II. Scientific Method Major Steps: * Observe behavior or other phenomenon * Form hypothesis * Generate stable hypothesis (e.g. operational def.) * Conduct study to test specific hypothesis * Evaluate results/make conclusions * Share results with others
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