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Why statistical tests are needed in research

In quantitative research, statistical tests are often the most complicated parts of a research study. Discuss why these tests are needed and how they relate to the concepts of sampling error and generalizability. Please include resources to support your discussion.

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Statistical tests are needed in research studies, due to the fact that the statistical tests are very important in analyzing the components of a given research study, due to the fact that by statistically analyzing all of the internal and external variables within a given research study. It will be possible to ascertain whether or not the initial hypothesis within the research study is true or not. Therefore, statistical tests of research study outcomes that involve some form of experimentation, can help the researcher to ascertain as ...

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This solution describes why statistical tests are needed in research.

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