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STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM 4 As the title suggests, the proceeding should serve as a guide. There may be exam questions that are not directly asked in this study guide; however, there are questions in the exam that are taken verbatim from the study guide. You are responsible for information in the textbooks that was not discussed in class. There are four parts to the exam: true/false, multiple choice, matching, and short answer Descriptive Statistics: (Stacks, et al. Ch. 14; and class notes) Know the following key terms and concepts: Difference between nonparametric and parametric data Ways to graphically illustrate numerical data (frequency table, line graph, etc.) Measures of central tendency Measures of dispersion or variability Properties of a normal curve Skewness Possible short answer questions:
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Unformatted text preview: • Be familiar with the symbols used to represent various statistical concepts (for example: ∑, √ , x M s Inferential Statistics (Stacks et. al Ch. 15 and class notes) Know the following key terms and concepts: • Null hypothesis • Significance level • Degrees of freedom • Types of t-tests • Types of ANOVA Possible Short answer items : • Be able to provide at least one type of nonparametric statistical test and two types of parametric statistical tests. • Be able to explain why one would use a one-tailed or a two-tailed test. • Be able to explain the difference between Type I and Type II error. • Be able to explain the difference between statistical significance and meaningfulness. • Is correlation the same as causation? Explain....
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2011 for the course COMM G310 taught by Professor Sandwina during the Spring '09 term at IUPUI.

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