Soc%20005%20Midterm%20Study%20Guide

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Guide


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Guide
 Soc
005
–
Midterm
 
 
 Know
the
following
terms
 1. Scientific
research
 2. Basic
research

 3. Applied
research
 4. Proposition
 5. Concept
 6. Social
theory
 7. Linearity
 8. Scope/boundary
conditions
 9. Variable
 10. Latent
variable
 11. Manifest
variable

 12. Operational
hypothesis
 13. Independent
variable
 14. Dependent
variable
 15. Validity
 16. Reliability
 17. Unit
of
analysis
 18. Population
 19. Sample
 20. Representativeness

 21. Random
sample
 22. Systematic
sample
 23. Mutual
exclusiveness
 24. Exhaustiveness
 25. Discrete
variable
 26. Continuous
variable
 27. Orderable
discrete
variable
 28. Nonorderable
discrete
variable
 29. Dichotomous
variable
 30. The
Levels
of
Measurement
 31. Descriptive
statistics
 32. Inferential
statistics
 33. Inference
 34. Statistical
significance
 35. Frequency
distribution
 36. Tally
 37. Outcome
 38. Relative
frequency
distribution
 39. Percentage
distribution
 40. Relative
frequency/proportion
 41. Percentage
 42. Grouped
data
 43. Recoding
 44. Cumulative
frequency
 45. Cumulative
frequency
 distribution
 46. Cumulative
percentage
 47. Cumulative
percentage
 distribution
 48. Bar
chart
 49. Histogram
 50. Polygon
 51. Mode
 52. Median
 53. Mode
 54. Range
 55. Variance
 56. Standard
deviation
 57. Positive
skew
 58. Negative
skew
 59. Percentile

 60. Quantile
 61. Quartiles
 62. Quintiles
 63. Deciles
 64. Z‐score
 65. Stem‐and‐leaf
diagram
 66. Boxplot
 67. Outlier
 68. Random
sample
 69. Probability
distribution
 70. Population
parameter
 71. Normal
Distribution
 72. Alpha
area
 73. Critical
value
 74. Central
limit
theorem
 75. Sampling
distribution
of
 sample
means
 76. Standard
error
 77. Point
estimate
 78. Confidence
interval
 79. Upper
Confidence
limit
 80. Lower
confidence
limit
 81. T‐score
 82. Degrees
of
freedom
 83. Null
hypothesis
 84. Research
hypothsis
 85. Alternative
hypothesis
 86. Alpha
Level
 87. Type
1
Error
 88. Type
2
Error
 89. T‐test
 90. One
tailed
hypothesis
test
 91. Two‐tailed
hypothesis
test
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Know
the
Following
Equations,
 what
they
calculate,
and
how
to
 calculate
them
 
 K ii 
 2 sy = sy (fY ) Y =! N
 i =1 
 (Yi ! Y ) Zi = Sy 
 !Y Y= i N 
 di = Yi ! Y 
 
 s= Y ± ( Z! / 2 )(" Y ) 2 
 i N !1 N n " (Yi ! Y ) fi 2 2 sy = i =1 N !1 
 
 Y !µ t= sy 
 
 
 
 
 
 " (Y ! Y ) i =1 sY N ˆ !Y = 
 n 2 y 
 
 
 
 " sY % Y ± (t! / 2 ) $ # N'
 & ...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course SOC 10 taught by Professor Dunn during the Spring '10 term at UC Riverside.

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