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PSY 230: Chapter 6 (Measures of Central Tendency)
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
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Quizlet practice
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…
Ch. 4- Measures of Central Tendency: The Mean, Median, and Mode
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…
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MEASURE OF CENTER
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…
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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=…
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
Statistical Reasoning and Psychology
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…
Psych--Module 7
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
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…
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…
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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Statistics: Chapter 3
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…
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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 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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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
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
Module 3
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
Psychology Vocab Module 3
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…
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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…
Statistics
Mean
Mode
Standard Deviation
Median
Average
Most frequently occurring score
a computation of how much scores vary around a mean
Middle number
Mean
Average
Mode
Most frequently occurring score
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Ch 3 Descriptive Statistics
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…
Most Frequent Words in Families
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…
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Stat Week 4
mean, median, and mode
score that marks the 50th percentile (…
dividing the distribution scores into…
which score in the distribution occurs…
central tendency
median
median split
mode
mean, median, and mode
central tendency
score that marks the 50th percentile (…
median
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Module 4: Statistical Reasoning in Everyday Life
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…
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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
Statistics
Mean
Median
Mode
Measures of Center
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
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Statistics
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
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statistics
mean
median
mode
range
is also called as average
is the middle score in the distribution
the most frequent score
is the difference between the highest and lowest score
mean
is also called as average
median
is the middle score in the 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…
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…
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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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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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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Module 4: Statistical Reasoning in Everyday Life
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…
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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
4.1 Central tendency and variability
mean
median
mode
range
average
middle score
most frequent score
subtract the smallest number from the largest in a set
mean
average
median
middle score
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Psychology Module 4
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…
Final Review - Statistical Analysis Terms
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…
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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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
stats & research methods one: graphical representation, distribution, & central tendency
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…
Collecting data and data analysis
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
Module 7
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…
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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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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…
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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…
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…
Results in Psychology
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…
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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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