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Statisticsandscientificinquiry

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Unformatted text preview: tatistical analysis – Data Data • Numerical information; Scores on variables. Statistics and Scientific Inquiry Statistics and Scientific Inquiry • Theory – explanation of the relationships between the phenomena. Variables Variables • Traits that can change values from case to case. Case Case – The entity from which data is gathered. – Examples • People • Groups • Province, nations The Role Of Statistics:Example The Role Of Statistics:Example • Describe the age of students in this class. • Identify the following: – Variable – Data – Cases – Appropriate statistics Types Of Variables Types...
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