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normal distribution

In probability theory, the normal distribution is a very common continuous probability distribution

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variable

In elementary mathematics, a variable is an alphabetic character representing a number, called the value of the variable, which is either arbitrary or not fully specified or unknown

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control variable

The control variable in scientific experimentation is the experimental element which is constant and unchanged throughout the course of the investigation

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outlier

In statistics, an outlier is an observation point that is distant from other observations

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precision

Precision is a description of random errors, a measure of statistical variability

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line graph

In the mathematical discipline of graph theory, the line graph of an undirected graph G is another graph L that represents the adjacencies between edges of G

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bar graph

A bar chart or bar graph is a chart that presents grouped data with rectangular bars with lengths proportional to the values that they represent

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bar graph

A bar chart or bar graph is a chart that presents grouped data with rectangular bars with lengths proportional to the values that they represent

line graph

In the mathematical discipline of graph theory, the line graph of an undirected graph G is another graph L that represents the adjacencies between edges of G

precision

Precision is a description of random errors, a measure of statistical variability

outlier

In statistics, an outlier is an observation point that is distant from other observations

control variable

The control variable in scientific experimentation is the experimental element which is constant and unchanged throughout the course of the investigation

variable

In elementary mathematics, a variable is an alphabetic character representing a number, called the value of the variable, which is either arbitrary or not fully specified or unknown

normal distribution

In probability theory, the normal distribution is a very common continuous probability distribution

average

In colloquial language, an average is the sum of a list of numbers divided by the number of numbers in the list

mean

In mathematics, mean has several different definitions depending on the context

Quantitative data

In natural sciences and social sciences, quantitative research is the systematic empirical investigation of observable phenomena via statistical, mathematical or computational techniques

error

An error is an action which is inaccurate or incorrect

scatterplot

A scatter plot is a type of plot or mathematical diagram using Cartesian coordinates to display values for typically two variables for a set of data

interview

An interview is a conversation where questions are asked and answers are given

descriptive

In the study of language, description or descriptive linguistics is the work of objectively analyzing and describing how language is actually used by a group of people in a speech community

inferential

Statistical inference is the process of deducing properties of an underlying distribution by analysis of data

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