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Even You Can Learn Statistics: A Guide for Everyone Who Has Ever Been Afraid of Statistics, Second Edition by David F. Stephan, David M. Levine Ph.D.

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Glossary

Alternative hypothesis (H1)

The opposite of the null hypothesis (H0).

Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

A statistical method that tests the effect of different factors on a variable of interest.

Bar chart

A chart containing rectangles (“bars”) in which the length of each bar represents the count, amount, or percentage of responses in each category.

Binomial distribution

A distribution that finds the probability of a given number of successes for a given probability of success and sample size.

Box-and-whisker plot

Also known as a boxplot; a graphical representation of the five-number summary that consists of the smallest value, the first quartile (or 25th percentile), the median, the third quartile (or 75th percentile), and the ...

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