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Developing & Evaluating Inferences From Data

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What should you look for in a human health study to make an accurate inference?

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1. Accurate inferences can be made from:

2. In order to make a good inference from a set of quantitative data about human behavior, the population size used to gather the data should be:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz/worksheet combo, we've provided some multiple-choice questions to test your knowledge of evaluating and developing inferences from data. It only takes a few minutes to answer the questions included here about the kind of data you can make accurate inferences from and where you should look to see if organic bananas are better for you than conventional ones.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our short quiz is a handy way to see if you understand:

  • Things to consider to make accurate inferences in a human health study
  • What kind of data you make accurate inferences from
  • What the population size should be in order to make a good inference from a set of quantitative data
  • Where you should look to see if organic bananas are better for you
  • A scenario least likely to produce valid data for an inference

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what to look for in a human health study to make an accurate inference and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about developing and evaluating inferences from data, like what kind of data can be used to make accurate inferences
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a scenario least likely to produce valid data that you can make an inference from

Additional Learning

For more information about this interesting subject, take a look at our lesson called Developing & Evaluating Inferences From Data. Once you finish this lesson, you should be ready to:

  • Explain how readers use inference to comprehend texts
  • Differentiate between qualitative and quantitative data
  • Discuss bias in data and how to explore its validity
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