Degrees of Freedom: Definition, Formula & Example


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Which is the best definition for degrees of freedom?

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1. What is a formula for degrees of freedom?

2. For N = 9, what are the degrees of freedom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your grasp of the degrees of freedom. You'll need to be aware of certain topics such as defining degrees of freedom and identifying the formula.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These useful study tools will help you to:

  • Identify degrees of freedom for a given expression
  • Know when to use degrees of freedom with regard to standard deviation
  • Determine how degrees of freedom are used in other disciplines

Skills Practiced

Use the worksheet and quiz to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the degrees of freedom
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding standard deviation and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the formula for degrees of freedom

Additional Learning

Want to know more about this subject? Use this lesson entitled Degrees of Freedom: Definition, Formula & Example for further instruction. The lesson will teach you the following objectives:

  • Identify what occurs after you calculate degrees of freedom
  • Explain t-score and chi-square distributions
  • Define standard deviation