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

# Soc%20005%20Midterm%20Study%20Guide - Study Guide

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Unformatted text preview: Study 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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