# Science / Statistics A-Z

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## Can you name the statistics terms for each letter (A-Z)?

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Abbreviation of 'analysis of variance'A
This distribution gives the probability of obtaining exactly r successes in n independent trialsB
This states that the means of a relatively large number of random samples from any population will be approximately normally distributedC
A variable of countable number of integer outcomesD
E(X) is called the _________ of xE
For linear regression, it tests whether the slope is significantly different from 0F
Another name for the normal distributionG
The number of successes in a series of draws without replacementH
The distance between the upper and lower quartilesI
For two random variables Z and W, the distribution which gives the probability that Z = z and W = w for all values z and w of Z and W respectivelyJ
A measure of whether the data are peaked or flat in its distribution relative to a normal distributionK
The probability of a set of observations given the value of some parameter or set of parametersL
A problem solving technique used to approximate the probability of certain outcomes by running multiple simulations using random variablesM
A qualitative variable defined by mutually exclusive unordered categories such as blood groups, races, sex etc.N
An extreme observation that is well separated from the remainder of the dataO
Distribution of the number of rare occurrences of some random eventP
Variables for which a numeric value representing an amount is measuredQ
The differences between the observed values and the corresponding fitted values predicted by a regression lineR
A probability model that includes chance events in the form of random measurement error or uncertaintyS
Defined as difference of sample means divided by standard error of difference of sample meansT
A statistic used to estimate a parameter is _______ if the mean of the sampling distribution of the statistic is equal to the true value of the parameter being estimatedU
Can be defined as E[(X-μ)^2]V
Name which often precedes 'rank-sum test' and 'signed-rank test'W
This is used to denote the sample mean of a random variable XX
This is used in certain situations when testing for independence in a contingency tableY
Expresses the number of standard errors by which a sample mean lies above or below the true population meanZ

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