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Appendix

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 2310
Professor
Anneke Olthof
Semester
Fall

Description
thSeptember 27 2011Appendix part 1 SAMPLES AND POPULATIONSPopulation large group of people youre trying to understandSample subset of the population same age breakdown of gender race religion economic situation as the popsample randomly as large as possible DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICSDescriptiveDescribes the data communicate the overall pattern Inferentialfindings are likely to be found in the popGenuine and not due to chance Frequency distribution plot how often the value of the dependent variable occursNormal distributionbell shapeUnimodal 1 peakSymmetricalBimodal 2 peaksSkewedasymmetricalCentral tendencyVariability CENTRAL TENDENCYCenter of the distributionmeanaverage score medianmiddlemodefrequently repeatingMeanMXiN advantagesmost people understand it used in other statistical equationsDisadvanta
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