Unformatted text preview: chance furthermore the data could be biasanother issue is variability range can be used to measure variability need to know how variable your data is to form a reliable test to do inferential statistics we need to go a step beyond a simle description such as variability we need to calculate other statistics Test statistics one of the most common test statistic is the t statistict statistic can be related to a tablethe probability that is associated with the t statistic is the probability that we would get a said result, if there was in real life no difference between men and women the higher the sample the smaller the value of t has to be to get a really low probability the p value is a direct assessment of probability ask if real life would fit with the null hypothesis ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 01:070:111 taught by Professor Scott during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.
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