Ch. 2 stats

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mmb65
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Ch. 2 stats
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2010-09-10 10:21:07
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ch. 2 stats definitions
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  1. frequency distribution
    is organized tabulation of the number of individuals located in each category on the scale of measurement
  2. symetrical distribution
    it is possible to draw a vertical line down the middle so that one side of the distribution is a mirror image of the other
  3. skewed distribution
    scores tend to pile up toward one end of the scale and taper off gradually at the other end
  4. positively skewed
    skewed distribution with the tail on the right-hand side
  5. negatively skewed
    tail points to the left

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