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## SOCIOL 3H06 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Statistical Hypothesis Testing

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Chapter 1: why social researchers use statistics: Hypothesis: an idea about the nature of social reality that is testable through systematic research.

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Variability: the manner in which the scores are scattered around the centre of the distribution. Range: the difference between the highest and lowest s

View Document## SOCIOL 3H06 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Frequency Distribution, Histogram, Central Tendency

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Frequency distribution: a table containing the categories, score values, or class intervals and their frequency of occurrence. Percentage distribution:

View Document## SOCIOL 3H06 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Dependent And Independent Variables

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Soc 3h06 (from textbook elementary statistics in social research 12th edition by. Variable: any characteristic that varies from one individual to anoth

View Document## SOCIOL 3H06 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Null Hypothesis, Statistical Hypothesis Testing, Level Of Measurement

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Parametric test: a statistical procedure that requires that the characteristic studied be normally distributed in the population and that the researche

View Document## SOCIOL 3H06 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Regression Analysis, Squared Deviations From The Mean, Statistical Hypothesis Testing

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Analysis of variance: a statistical test that makes a single overall decision as to whether a significant difference is present among three or more sam

View Document## SOCIOL 3H06 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Scatter Plot, Dependent And Independent Variables, Multicollinearity

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Regression analysis: a technique employed in predicting values of one variable (y) from knowledge of values of another variable (y) Y-intercept: in reg

View Document## SOCIOL 3H06 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Standard Deviation, Normal Distribution, Unimodality

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Addition rule: the probability of obtaining any one of several different outcomes equals the sum of their separate probabilities. Area under the normal

View Document## SOCIOL 3H06 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Effect Size, Standard Deviation, Null Hypothesis

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Null hypothesis: the hypothesis of equal population means. Any observed difference between samples is seen as a chance occurrence resulting from sampli

View Document## SOCIOL 3H06 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Frequency Distribution, Null Hypothesis, Standard Deviation

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Population (universe): any set of individuals who share at least one characteristic. Sample: a smaller number of individuals taken from some population

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