Sir Ronald Fisher: Biography & Contributions to Statistics


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In 1911, Sir Ronald Fisher formed a _____ at the University of Cambridge.

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1. In 1921, Sir Ronald devised _____ to determine the statistical significance of difference in means between groups.

2. The concept of null hypothesis was introduced in _____.

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These study assessments will gauge what you know about Sir Ronald Fisher. You'll be required to know about certain key points like what Fisher formed at the University of Cambridge in 1911 and a difference in means between groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these key points:

  • Null hypothesis
  • Conclusions on sample mean made by Fisher
  • The year Fish was knighted

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  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Sir Ronald Fisher
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a group/society formed by Fisher in 1911
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when Fisher was knighted and what he concluded about sample mean

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  • Brief description of who Sir Ronald Fisher was
  • Details about his biographical background
  • His contributions to statistics throughout the years