Flashcards in Statistical Analysis Deck (22)

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## What does mean mean?

### a measure of the central tendency of a data set

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## What does range mean?

### the difference between the maximum and minimum values

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## How do you calculate mean?

### Mean = sum of all values/sample size

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## What is a measure of the central tendency of a data set?

### mean

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## What is the difference between the maximum and minimum values?

### range

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## What are error bars?

### a graphical representation of the variability of data

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## What is a graphical representation of the variability of data?

### error bars

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## What do the error bars tell the reader?

### whether data are close to the mean or spread out

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## What is standard deviation?

### measure of the spread of most of the data

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## What is the measure of the spread of most of the data?

### standard deviation

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## How much of the data falls within +/- 1 standard deviation of the mean?

### 68%

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## Why do we use a T-Test?

### to determine if two populations are significantly different or not

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## If P=1 what does that tell us about the data?

### the two data sets are exactly the same

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## If P=0 what does that tell us about the data?

### the two data sets are not at all the same

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## If P<0.05 what does that tell us about the data?

### the two data sets are significantly different (but share some data)

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## If P>0.05, what does that tell us about the data?

### the two sets of data are not significantly (although the means may seem different, they share too much data)

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## What is the value of P if the two data sets are exactly the same?

### P=1

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## What is the value of P if the two data sets are not at all the same?

### P=0

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## What is the value of P if the two data sets are significantly different (but share some data)?

### P<0.05

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## What is the value of P if the two sets of data are not significantly (although the means may seem different, they share too much data)?

### P>0.05

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## What is a null hypothesis?

### H0: there is no significant difference between data sets

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