Inferential Statistics

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Inferential Testing
Statistical procedures that make predictions about populations from mathematical analysis of data taken from samples.
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Probability
The likelihood of events being determined by chance.
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Significance Levels
Statistical criteria determining if observed differences / relationships are beyond the boundaries of chance.
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Type I Errors
When a difference / relationship in a data set is accepted as a real one but in fact is not.
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Type II errors
When a difference / relationship in a data set is rejected but actually does exist.
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Card 2

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The likelihood of events being determined by chance.

Probability

Card 3

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Statistical criteria determining if observed differences / relationships are beyond the boundaries of chance.

Card 4

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When a difference / relationship in a data set is accepted as a real one but in fact is not.

Card 5

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When a difference / relationship in a data set is rejected but actually does exist.