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#### Study sets matching "term:mode = the most frequent score in a distribution"

Central tendency

Mode

Bimodal

Median

Trend for scores in a distribution to be concentrated near th…

Most frequently occurring score in a frequency distribution

A distribution with two modes; possible indication scores com…

Score in the exact middle of a sequentially-arranged distribu…

Central tendency

Trend for scores in a distribution to be concentrated near th…

Mode

Most frequently occurring score in a frequency distribution

Distributive property

Absolute value

Order of operations

Median

a(b + c) = ab + ac

The distance a number is from zero on a number line. ALWAYS P…

the order in which operations in an expression to be evaluate…

Middle Number

Distributive property

a(b + c) = ab + ac

Absolute value

The distance a number is from zero on a number line. ALWAYS P…

Sum of X

Measure of Central Tendency

Mode

Unimodal

to find the sum of the X scores

a score that summarizes the location of a distribution on a v…

most frequently occurring score

when a polygon has one hump such as on a normal curve... - one s…

Sum of X

to find the sum of the X scores

Measure of Central Tendency

a score that summarizes the location of a distribution on a v…

MEAN

RANGE

MODE

MEDIAN

AVERAGE... A measure of center in a set of numerical data, compu…

L# - S# =... Distance between highest and lowest scores in a set…

POPULAR... The value that occurs most frequently in a given data…

MIDDLE#... Middle score in a group of scores.

MEAN

AVERAGE... A measure of center in a set of numerical data, compu…

RANGE

L# - S# =... Distance between highest and lowest scores in a set…

Standard deviation

Standard deviation and normal distribu…

Variability

Variance

A measure of variability that gives the average deviation of…

u +/- 1 SD=68% of scores... u +/- 2 SD=95% of scores... u +/- 3 SD=…

Refers to the spread of a set of scores, how scattered out or…

The mean of the standard deviations squared.... Symbolized by si…

Standard deviation

A measure of variability that gives the average deviation of…

Standard deviation and normal distribu…

u +/- 1 SD=68% of scores... u +/- 2 SD=95% of scores... u +/- 3 SD=…

bimodal distributation

correlation

correlation coefficient

descriptive statistics

a distribution with two modes

the relationship between two variables

a numerical value that expresses the degree of relationship b…

statistics that describe and summarize data in a meaningful f…

bimodal distributation

a distribution with two modes

correlation

the relationship between two variables

mode

mean

median

range

most frequently occurring score in a distribution

arithmetic average of a distribution obtained by adding the s…

separates the upper and lower half of a distribution

difference between the highest and lowest score in a distribu…

mode

most frequently occurring score in a distribution

mean

arithmetic average of a distribution obtained by adding the s…

Descriptive Statistics

Histogram

Mode

Mean

numerical data used to measure and describe characteristics o…

bar graph depicting a frequency distribution

most frequently occurring scores

arithmetic average of a distribution

Descriptive Statistics

numerical data used to measure and describe characteristics o…

Histogram

bar graph depicting a frequency distribution

central tendency

population size

sample size

mean/average

statistical measures for locating a single score that is most…

the number of individuals who constitute an entire group or p…

the number of individuals who continuer a subset of those sel…

sum of a set of scores in a distribution, divided by the tota…

central tendency

statistical measures for locating a single score that is most…

population size

the number of individuals who constitute an entire group or p…

Central tendency

Population mean

Sample mean

Weighted mean

A statistical measure that attempts to determine the single v…

The sum of the scores divided by the number of scores in that…

The sum of the scores divided by the number of scores in that…

Combining two sets of scores to find the overall mean for the…

Central tendency

A statistical measure that attempts to determine the single v…

Population mean

The sum of the scores divided by the number of scores in that…

Central Tendency Statistic

Mean

Impact of Outlier on Mean

Median

A statistic that provides an estimate of the typical, usual,…

The sum of all scores in a distribution divided by the number…

The mean will inflate to a larger value

For an ordinal or interval/ratio variable, the middle score i…

Central Tendency Statistic

A statistic that provides an estimate of the typical, usual,…

Mean

The sum of all scores in a distribution divided by the number…

Central Tendency

Population Size

Sample Size

Mean

Statistical measures for locating a single score that is most…

The number of individuals who constitute an entire group or p…

The number of individuals who constitute a subset of those se…

The sum of a set of scores in a distribution, divided by the…

Central Tendency

Statistical measures for locating a single score that is most…

Population Size

The number of individuals who constitute an entire group or p…

population size

sample size

measures of central tendency

measures of central tendency examples

-number of individuals who constitute an entire group or popu…

-number of individuals who constitute a subset of those selec…

statistical measure for locating a single score that is most…

-mean... -median... -mode

population size

-number of individuals who constitute an entire group or popu…

sample size

-number of individuals who constitute a subset of those selec…

Mode

Median

Median

Mean

Used if data measured along a nominal scale

Used if data measured along an ordinal or nominal scale

Used if interval data do not meet requirement for using the m…

Used if data measured along an interval or ratio scale

Mode

Used if data measured along a nominal scale

Median

Used if data measured along an ordinal or nominal scale

Statistics

Sample

Population

Mean

Numerical facts assembled to provide useful information about…

Part of a population

A complete group of organisms or events

An average that is calculated by adding all scores and then p…

Statistics

Numerical facts assembled to provide useful information about…

Sample

Part of a population

Frequency distribution

Mode

Median

Mean

A list of scores ordered from highest to lowest

The most frequently occurring score

The middle score in a ranked distribution half the scores are…

Math average (add all scores and divide by the total number o…

Frequency distribution

A list of scores ordered from highest to lowest

Mode

The most frequently occurring score

Mean

Median

Mode

Measures of variability

The average score within a group of scores, calculated by add…

The middle score in an ordered distribution of scores, or the…

The most frequent score in a distribution of scores

Measurement of the degree of differences within a distributio…

Mean

The average score within a group of scores, calculated by add…

Median

The middle score in an ordered distribution of scores, or the…

Categorical Data

Continuous Data

Pie Chart

Bar chart

Data that records qualities or characteristics of an individu…

A continuous variable is a variable that has an infinite numb…

Categorical Data

Data that records qualities or characteristics of an individu…

Continuous Data

A continuous variable is a variable that has an infinite numb…

Population Size

Sample Size

Measures of Central Tendency

Mean

- number of individuals who constitute an entire group or pop…

- number of individuals who constitute a subset of those sele…

- statistical measures for locating a single score that is mo…

- most common type of average... - middle point of a set of valu…

Population Size

- number of individuals who constitute an entire group or pop…

Sample Size

- number of individuals who constitute a subset of those sele…

Analysis

Approach

Area

Assessment

the act of analysing something:... Chemical analysis revealed a…

to come near or nearer to something or someone in space, time…

a particular part of a place, piece of land, or country:... All…

the act of judging or deciding the amount, value, quality, or…

Analysis

the act of analysing something:... Chemical analysis revealed a…

Approach

to come near or nearer to something or someone in space, time…

Mode

Median

Mean

Statistical Significance

The most frequently occurring score in the distribution

o The score that divides a frequency distribution exactly in…

o The sum of a set of scores in a distribution divided by the…

indicates the likelihood that a result will happen by chance.…

Mode

The most frequently occurring score in the distribution

Median

o The score that divides a frequency distribution exactly in…

central tendency

descriptive statistics

distribution

distribution of scores

the center or middle of a distribution of scores, computed as…

mathematical methods for summarizing sets of data

a set or scores arranged from lowest to highest

a set of scores arranged in order from lowest to highest

central tendency

the center or middle of a distribution of scores, computed as…

descriptive statistics

mathematical methods for summarizing sets of data

Mean

Median

Mode

Measures of Central tendency

sum divided by 'n'; adding all the numbers together then divi…

Middle number

Most frequently occurring score; Most often

the mean, median, and mode used to describe data

Mean

sum divided by 'n'; adding all the numbers together then divi…

Median

Middle number

mean

median

mode

bimodal distribution

calculated by adding all the scores in a distribution and div…

point in a distribution that divides the distribution into ha…

score, value, or response that appears most frequently in a d…

a data distribution that has two modes

mean

calculated by adding all the scores in a distribution and div…

median

point in a distribution that divides the distribution into ha…

normal distribution

skewed distribution

positively skewed distribution

negatively skewed distribution

scores are symmetrically distributed above and below the mean…

includes outliers or scores that fall substantially above or…

outliers are substantially larger than most other scores (rig…

outliers are substantially smaller than most other scores (le…

normal distribution

scores are symmetrically distributed above and below the mean…

skewed distribution

includes outliers or scores that fall substantially above or…

Central tendency

Variability

Skewness

Kurtosis

The scores tend to pile up around some central clustering point

There is a certain amount of scatter around this central clus…

The spread of the scores around the central clustering point…

The peak of the central clustering point may be steep or gent…

Central tendency

The scores tend to pile up around some central clustering point

Variability

There is a certain amount of scatter around this central clus…

Bell Curve (also called "Normal Curve")

Binomial distribution

Confidence interval

Data

A smooth bell-shaped curve on a graph that shows the normal d…

Data created by events in which each event has only two possi…

A range of scores around a mean that increases the accuracy o…

Information gathered bu observation, questioning, or measuring.

Bell Curve (also called "Normal Curve")

A smooth bell-shaped curve on a graph that shows the normal d…

Binomial distribution

Data created by events in which each event has only two possi…

descriptive statistics

histogram

mode

mean

numerical data used to measure and describe characteristics o…

a bar graph depicting a frequency distribution.

the most frequently occurring score(s) in a distribution.

the arithmetic average of a distribution, obtained by adding…

descriptive statistics

numerical data used to measure and describe characteristics o…

histogram

a bar graph depicting a frequency distribution.

mode

mean

median

range

the most frequently occurring scores in a distribution

the arithmetic average of a distribution obtained by adding t…

the middle score in a distribution; half the scores and above…

the difference between the highest and lowest scores in a dis…

mode

the most frequently occurring scores in a distribution

mean

the arithmetic average of a distribution obtained by adding t…

Frequency Distribution

Measures of Central Tendency

Mode

Mean

-a list of scores placed in order from highest to lowest

-Mode... -Mean... -Median

-the most frequently occurring score or scores in a distribut…

- the arithmetic average of a distribution, by adding the sco…

Frequency Distribution

-a list of scores placed in order from highest to lowest

Measures of Central Tendency

-Mode... -Mean... -Median

mode

mean

median

range

the most frequently occurring scores in a distribution

the arithmetic average of a distribution, obtained by adding…

the middle score in a distribution; half the scores are above…

the difference between the highest and lowest scores in a dis…

mode

the most frequently occurring scores in a distribution

mean

the arithmetic average of a distribution, obtained by adding…

mode

mean

median

range

the most frequently occurring scores in a distribution

the arithmetic average of a distribution; add the scores toge…

the middle score in a distribution when put in order of least…

the difference between the highest and lowest scores in a dis…

mode

the most frequently occurring scores in a distribution

mean

the arithmetic average of a distribution; add the scores toge…

mode

mean

median

range

the most frequently occurring scores in a distribution

the average of a distribution, obtained by adding the scores…

the middle score in a distribution

the difference between the highest and lowest scores in a dis…

mode

the most frequently occurring scores in a distribution

mean

the average of a distribution, obtained by adding the scores…

descriptive procedures

inferential procedures

scales of measurement

nominal

used to summarize, organize, and simplify sample data ... ex: w…

techniques that allow us to study samples and then make gener…

dictates the type of statistical procedures you can use

represents differences between categories... ex: gender, politic…

descriptive procedures

used to summarize, organize, and simplify sample data ... ex: w…

inferential procedures

techniques that allow us to study samples and then make gener…

Descriptive statistics

Mean

Median

Mode

Describe characteristics of a distribution of scores

Arithmetic average

Score in a distribution in which one-half of the cores are ab…

Most frequently occurring score

Descriptive statistics

Describe characteristics of a distribution of scores

Mean

Arithmetic average

Mode

mean

median

range

the most frequently occurring score in a distribution

the arithmetic average of a distribution, obtained by adding…

the middle score in a distribution; half the scores are above…

the difference between the highest & lowest scores in a distr…

Mode

the most frequently occurring score in a distribution

mean

the arithmetic average of a distribution, obtained by adding…

Arithmetic Mean/Mean/Sample Mean

Bimodal Distribution

Descriptive Statistics

Deviation

the sum of a set of scores divided by the number of scores su…

a distribution with two modes

statiscal procedure used to summarize and describe the data f…

the difference of a score in a set of scores from the mean of…

Arithmetic Mean/Mean/Sample Mean

the sum of a set of scores divided by the number of scores su…

Bimodal Distribution

a distribution with two modes

Distributions

Characteristics of Distributions

Skew/Symmetry

Measures of Central Tendency

the relationships among scores in a group

1. skew/symmetry... 2. measures of central tendency ... 3. measures…

Distributions can be symmetrical (even), positively skewed (l…

The center or middle of the distribution: mean, median, mode

Distributions

the relationships among scores in a group

Characteristics of Distributions

1. skew/symmetry... 2. measures of central tendency ... 3. measures…

Frequency Distribution

Relative frequency distribution

Cumulative frequency distribution

Cumulative percentage distribution

presents the score values and their frequency of occurance

indicates the proportion of the total number of scores that o…

Indicates the number of scores that fall below the upper real…

indicates the percentage of scores that fall below the upper…

Frequency Distribution

presents the score values and their frequency of occurance

Relative frequency distribution

indicates the proportion of the total number of scores that o…

mean

deviation

mean advantages

mean limitations

the arithmetic average... - the balance point of the distribution

distance from a score to the mean... - the sum of the errors or…

• more informative that median and mode... - takes all the obser…

• not always possible to calculate a mean (scale) ... - mean can…

mean

the arithmetic average... - the balance point of the distribution

deviation

distance from a score to the mean... - the sum of the errors or…

Range

Mean

Median

Standard deviation

The difference between the highest and the lowest scores and…

The arithmetic average of a distribution, obtained by adding…

The middle score in a distribution. Half the scores are above…

A computed measure of how much scores vary around the mean sc…

Range

The difference between the highest and the lowest scores and…

Mean

The arithmetic average of a distribution, obtained by adding…

central tendency

distribution of scores

frequency distribution

frequency histogram

the center or middle of a distribution of scores, computed as…

a set of scores arranged in order from lowest to highest

a method of displaying a distribution of scores by indicating…

a graph that illustrates a frequency distribution, with a rec…

central tendency

the center or middle of a distribution of scores, computed as…

distribution of scores

a set of scores arranged in order from lowest to highest