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Hypotheses are generally broken down into…..and…….? 

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Null Hypothesis and Research Hypothesis 


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Are operationalized definitions the same that may be used in the field or used by a researcher in prior studies? 

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No, They don't have to match 


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Statistical analysis is the nuts and bolts worth that gives researchers……? 

Definition
the information needed to determine the success and failure 


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If the researcher is using a deductive process that drawing conclusions is the point at which what happens? 

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Does level of measurement influence what kind of statistical analysis can be performed? 

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The lowest level of data in terms of levels of measurement is? 

Definition


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What level of data has a true zero? 

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Why is the mean VERY important to statistical analyses? 

Definition
It is the basis of many of the formulas for higher order statistical procedures 


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Is the mode the frequency of the number that occurs most often in the distribution? 

Definition
No, it is the category or class 


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Is it possible for there to be more than 1 mode is a distribution? 

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A standard normal curve is mesokurtic? 

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Is the closer of the values of skewness and kurtosis to 0, the better the distribution approaches to a normal curve? 

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Does a bivariate table display the frequencies of two variables separately or together? 

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In an ordinal level table, should the row headings be arranged in descending order? 

Definition


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How do you create a bivariate table in SPSS? 

Definition
AnalyzeDescriptivesCrosstabs 


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Can a nominal level table provide information about the direction of association between two variables? 

Definition
No determination can be made concerning the direction of the data because nominal data cannot be ordered 


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Is the ordering of categories in a nominal level table as important as in an ordinal level table? 

Definition
No, its not important in a nominal table 


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What is the null hypothesis of chisquare test? 

Definition
No significant relationship between two variables 


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How are degrees of freedom calculated for a chisquare test? 

Definition
Numbers of Rows minus one times the number of columns minus 1 


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Is chisquare heavily influenced by sample size? 

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What is descriptive analysis? 

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What is statistical analysis? 

Definition
clearest method of examining numbers 


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What do inferential statistics allow you to do? 

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Allows us to see if there is a relationship 


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What questions does theory ask? 

Definition
What is the point?, What does it mean?, Why are things this way? 


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Research methods are about testing…? 

Definition


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What is the first step in the process of scientific inquiry? 

Definition
Observation and Inquisitiveness 


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How many variable(s) does an univariate analysis deal with at a time? 

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Definition
50th percentile of the distribution 


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In a bivariate table, the dependent variable is often in the….? 

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Dependent: Rows Independent: Columns 


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A bivariate table has 4 columns and 3 rows, it is a……? 

Definition


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The cell frequency is usually denoted by what symbol? 

Definition
N(little ij) N (little rc) 


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The level of data in the table, and thus the table itself, is an important consideration in analysis because the level of data will determine what? 

Definition
The type of analysis you're going to do 


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The row percentage of a cell is calculated by dividing the cell frequency with…? 

Definition
column total, row total, or N then multiply by 100 


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Why are bivariate tables seldom used for interval and ratio data? 

Definition
Because they get messy/confusing to use 


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In SPSS, in order to arrange the categories in descending order, you need to check the box marked descending after you click what? 

Definition


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With ordinal level data, the goal is to…. 

Definition
Predict the rank order of pairs of scores instead of the modal value 


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Definition
Asymmetric ordinal level measure of association 


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Ordinal level data that is fully ordered and interval level data that is not normally distributed is generally analyzed using? 

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The most popular measure of association at the nominal level is? 

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What are the 3 types of symmetry of a distribution? 

Definition
Symmetrical, positively skewed, and negatively skewed 

