Statistical analysis is looking at the data after it has been collected to see if there are any patterns and to find out if the patterns are authentic or due to some other influence
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1. Locate the null hypothesis. This is the "default" hypothesis that states the study fails to show anything interesting. For example, in a study comparing two populations
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Looking at tables of data or graphs are often misleading for two reasons. First, the data might lead you to think that variable A is correlated with variable B, but statistical analysis
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