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Unformatted text preview: group of numbers   Inferen7al: Used to draw conclusions and make inferences that are based on a group of numbers, but go beyond the group of numbers         These values represent descrip:ve sta:s:cs because they describe a set of data. Here, we are looking at means, but we might also be interested in the range, variability, etc. These variables are quan7ta7ve (numeric), equal ­ interval, and con7nuous. Hotness is nominal (non ­numeric) and dichotomous (yes or no: hot or not). 6 8/26/13           These values represent descrip:ve sta:s:cs because they describe a set of data. Here, we are looking at means, but we might also be interested in the range, variability, etc. These variables are quan7ta7ve (numeric), equal ­ interval, and con7nuous. Hotness is nominal (non ­numeric) and dichotomous (yes or no: hot or not). Examples of inferen7al sta:s:cs:   Do students’ grades influence how they rate their professors on “easiness”?   Does “hotness” predict the likelihood of whether students will select a par:cular professor?   How would we conduct inferen:al sta:s:cs?   Collect data on...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2014 for the course PSY 21201 taught by Professor Bernard during the Winter '13 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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