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SPSS ASSIGNMENT #1 Read chapters 1, 2, and 3 of the SPSS 20 Statistical Brief Guide (check the virtual office under forums for a link to the file). Then, follow these guidelines. To Enter Data: 1. Click on the Variable View tab in the lower left corner of the screen. In the first box under the column Name , type the name you want to give the first variable (i.e., “SCORE1” – NOTE: there are no spaces allowed in the variable name). The name of your variable can be up to eight characters (no spaces a permitted by SPSS in the variable name). When you have completed this, use the down arrow and the mouse to help you name the other variable (i.e., “SCORE2”) in the data set. Do the same for the last variable (“SCORE3”) 2. Once the variable names have been entered, click on the Data View tab in the lower left corner of the screen. Click on the first cell for the first variable (where row 1 and column 1 intersect). Enter the number which corresponds to the data value and hit ENTER or RETURN . Continue this until all of the data has been entered for the first variable, and repeat for the other variable. The box below contains the data you will be entering:
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