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Decision Analytics: Microsoft® Excel® by Conrad Carlberg

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5. Discriminant Function Analysis: The Basics

A traditional analysis of variance, or ANOVA, helps you decide whether different groups have different average values on some continuous variable. The groups are usually defined in terms of some category. For example:

Image Which political party gives a higher favorability rating to a particular legislative proposal? The party is the category, and the rating is the continuous variable.

Do people who eat ...

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