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Data Analysis

What are the three major steps in data analysis? What specific things would a researcher be looking for in each one of these steps?

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Data is the information about variables to be analyzed with statistical methods. Analysis of data and the reporting of the results are fundamental aspects of the Methods Section. Data analysis is comprised of three primary procedures: (1) Explaining how the data was transformed from raw data (e.g., the correct answers on a test, or a sum of scores on items on a test), (2) describing how the data will be reported (3) next; explaining how the data will be analyzed.

In step 1, the main goal is to explain how data ...

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This solution describes three major steps in data analysis

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