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Descriptive Measures
Frequency Distribution
Central Tendency
Mode
Mean
when raw scores are tallied to show the frequency of persons…
The point around which scores tend to cluster.... Three common m…
-the most frequently occurring score in a set of scores
-the most reliable or stable measure of central tendency... -als…
Frequency Distribution
when raw scores are tallied to show the frequency of persons…
Central Tendency
The point around which scores tend to cluster.... Three common m…
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Chapter 3
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…
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Stats Ch. 4
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…
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Basic Statistical Concepts
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
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Stats - Chapter 3
N
n
Central Tendency
Population Mean
Population size
Sample size
Single values that have a tendency to the be near the center…
The sum of N Scores divided by N
N
Population size
n
Sample size
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Chapter 3 Measures of Central Tendency
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…
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ED 503: Statistical Reasoning in the Behavioral Science - Chapters 4 and 5
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=…
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Health 320 Chapter 3
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…
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AP Psychology : Module 7
Descriptive statistics
histogram
Central Tendency
mode
Describe a set of data
bar graph
a single score that represents a whole set of scores.
most frequently occurring score
Descriptive statistics
Describe a set of data
histogram
bar graph
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Quiz #2
mean
median
mode
variability
average score in a distribution
middle score in a distribution
most frequent score in a distribution
how spread out or clustered the scores are in a distribution
mean
average score in a distribution
median
middle score in a distribution
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Chapter 2 Terms
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…
Quantitative Analysis chapter 3
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…
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Unit 5 Statistical Methods
Descriptive Statistics
Rectangular Distribution
Normal Curve
Skewed Data
Summarizes a set of numbers. Frequency of scores, percentages…
Symmetrical distribution shaped like a rectangle. All frequen…
Skew; Bell Curve; ... the symmetrical bell-shaped curve that des…
When the distribution is not symmetrical. The mean and median…
Descriptive Statistics
Summarizes a set of numbers. Frequency of scores, percentages…
Rectangular Distribution
Symmetrical distribution shaped like a rectangle. All frequen…
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AP Psychology - Appendix A Terms
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
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Quiz No. 10 in Stat - Central Tendency, Variability, Z-Scores and Percentile Rank
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
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Module 3 (Psych)
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
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Unit 4 Review--Psychology Stats
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
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Ch. 1: Psych Sim 5: Descriptive Statistics
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
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Distributions
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…
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Stat Ch3
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…
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Unit 1.2 Graphical Representations of Data URL
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…
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Module 7
Type 2 error
Type 1 error
Statistical significance
Standard deviation
The failure to eject a false null hypothesis
And incorrect rejection of a true null hypothesis
A statistical statement of how likely it is that an obtained…
A computed measure of how much scores vary around the mean sc…
Type 2 error
The failure to eject a false null hypothesis
Type 1 error
And incorrect rejection of a true null hypothesis
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PSYCH: module 1: descriptive stats
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
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Measures of Central Tendency & Variability Ch. 4
Arithmetic Mean
Central Tendency
Deviation Score
Dispersion
The sum of the scores divided by the number of scores
The average, middle, or most frequent value of a set of scores
The distance of the raw scores from the mean of its distribut…
The spread of a set of scores
Arithmetic Mean
The sum of the scores divided by the number of scores
Central Tendency
The average, middle, or most frequent value of a set of scores
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Basic Statistics Vocabulary
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…
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Summarizing Data: Central Tendency
central tendency
population size
sample size
mean (aka arithmetic mean or 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 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…
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PSYCH: module 1: descriptive stats
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
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COMD 476 - Measurement Fundamentals
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…
Stats Ch 3 Terminology
central tendency
mean
median
mode
statistical measure that attempts to determine the single val…
the balance point, average, or dividing everything equally
divides the distribution into equal halves
the most frequent score
central tendency
statistical measure that attempts to determine the single val…
mean
the balance point, average, or dividing everything equally
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behavioral stats pt 2
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…
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EDUC Standardized Testing Vocab
standardized tests
norming sample
frequency distribution
histogram
tests given, usually nationwide, under uniform conditions and…
large sample of students serving as a comparison group for sc…
record showing how many scores fall into set groups
bar graph of a frequency distribution
standardized tests
tests given, usually nationwide, under uniform conditions and…
norming sample
large sample of students serving as a comparison group for sc…
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statistics
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…
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PSYC 3980: Statistical Material
descriptive statistics
inferential statistics
central tendency
mean
summarize data distributions
testing hypotheses within distributions
value that represents the typical score in a distribution
the average of all the scores in a distribution
descriptive statistics
summarize data distributions
inferential statistics
testing hypotheses within distributions
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Module 7 Vocab
descriptive statistics
histogram
mode
mean
used to organize data meaningfully; numerical data used to me…
bar graph depicting a frequency distribution
the most frequently occurring score(s) in a distribution
the arithmetic average of distribution, obtained by adding th…
descriptive statistics
used to organize data meaningfully; numerical data used to me…
histogram
bar graph depicting a frequency distribution
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Module 7: STATISTICAL REASONING IN EVERYDAY LIFE
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.
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Praxis PLT 7-12
Norm-referenced Assessment
Criterion-referenced Assessment
Authentic Assessment
Summative Assessment
...
...
...
...
Norm-referenced Assessment
...
Criterion-referenced Assessment
...
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chapter 3
central tendency
population size
sample size
mean
statistical measures for locating a single score that is most…
number of individuals who constitute an entire group or popul…
number of individuals who constitute a subset of those select…
the average, sum of a set of scores in a distribution divided…
central tendency
statistical measures for locating a single score that is most…
population size
number of individuals who constitute an entire group or popul…
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AP psych
descriptive statistics
Histogram
mode
mean
numerical data used to measure and describe characteristics o…
A bar graph depicting a frequency distribution
The most frequent occuring scores 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
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Chapter 3 sociology
Bimodal (51)
Central tendency
Empirical distribution
Mean
...
Descriptive statistics that indicate a typical or representat…
...
The sum of the scores divided by the number of scores; the ar…
Bimodal (51)
...
Central tendency
Descriptive statistics that indicate a typical or representat…
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Ch. 3 Descriptive Statistics
nominal scale
ordinal scale
interval scale
ratio scale
numbers used for identification only
numbers used for ranking
numbers used for ranking, units are equidistant ... (I.Q., therm…
numerical scale with the quality of equidistant units AND abs…
nominal scale
numbers used for identification only
ordinal scale
numbers used for ranking
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Chapter 3, Central Tendency
central tendency
mean
median
mode
stat measure to determine a single score that defines the cen…
sum of scores divided by the number of scores
midpoint of the list
score or category that has the greatest frequency
central tendency
stat measure to determine a single score that defines the cen…
mean
sum of scores divided by the number of scores
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Statistics In Psychology
Measures of Central Tendency
Frequency Distribution
Mean
Median
The number that best represents the central part of a frequen…
Table/ graph that shows how often different numbers appear in…
Arithmetic average
Score that falls in middle of an ordered distribution of scores
Measures of Central Tendency
The number that best represents the central part of a frequen…
Frequency Distribution
Table/ graph that shows how often different numbers appear in…
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Mod 4 vocabulary
Mode
Mean
Median
Range
the most frequently occurring score(s) 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 score(s) in a distribution.
Mean
the arithmetic average of a distribution, obtained by adding…
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Statistics Chapter 4
Descriptive Statistics
Deviation
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Variability
Statistical procedures used to summarize and describe the dat…
The difference of a score in a set of scores from the mean of…
Numbers that represent the average or typical score obtained…
Numbers that indicate how much scores differ from each other…
Descriptive Statistics
Statistical procedures used to summarize and describe the dat…
Deviation
The difference of a score in a set of scores from the mean of…
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Ch 3: Measures of Central Tendency or Location
A measure of Central Tendency
An index is Unique
An index is Stable
An index is Representative
A number showing where a distribution of scores falls on a sc…
Only one value can occur for a given set of data
Does not change much from one sample to another
It is close to a large number of the observations in the dist…
A measure of Central Tendency
A number showing where a distribution of scores falls on a sc…
An index is Unique
Only one value can occur for a given set of data
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Psychology chapter 1 part 3
Mode
Mean
Median
Range
The most frequently occurring score(s) in a distribution
The arithmetic average of distribution obtained by adding the…
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 score(s) in a distribution
Mean
The arithmetic average of distribution obtained by adding the…
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Psych 101 Appendix A - Statistics
descriptive statistics
inferential statistics
frequency distribution
symmetric distribution
provides information about a set of scores for a variable
allows for a probabilistic statement how likely the differenc…
order scores out from lowest to highest by a class interval,…
descriptive statistics
provides information about a set of scores for a variable
inferential statistics
allows for a probabilistic statement how likely the differenc…
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STATISTICS SESSION 4 MEASURES OF CENTRAL TENDENCY KEY TERMS
DESCRIPTIVE STATISTIC
MEASURES OF CENTRAL TENDENCY
MEASURES OF VARIABILITY
SAMPLE MEAN X
STATISTICAL PROCEDURES USED TO SUMMARIZE AND DESCRIBE THE DAT…
NUMBERS THAT REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF TYPICAL SCORE OBTAINED…
NUMBERS THAT INDICATE HOW MUCH SCORES DIFFER FROM EACH OTHER…
THE SUM OF A SET OF SCORES DIVIDED BY THE NUMBER OF SCORES SL…
DESCRIPTIVE STATISTIC
STATISTICAL PROCEDURES USED TO SUMMARIZE AND DESCRIBE THE DAT…
MEASURES OF CENTRAL TENDENCY
NUMBERS THAT REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF TYPICAL SCORE OBTAINED…
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PSYC 3301 Unit 4
Descriptive Statistics
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Variability
Sample Mean (x-bar) (Arithmetic mean)
Statistical procedures used to summarize and describe the dat…
Numbers that represent the average or typical score obtained…
Numbers that indicate how much scores differ from each other…
The sum of a set of scores divided by the number of scores su…
Descriptive Statistics
Statistical procedures used to summarize and describe the dat…
Measures of Central Tendency
Numbers that represent the average or typical score obtained…
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1.5 statistical reasoning
statistical reasoning
central tendency
mode
multimodal
analyze and interpret data
average or typical scores in a data set
most frequently occuring scores
data sets with more than one mode
statistical reasoning
analyze and interpret data
central tendency
average or typical scores in a data set
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