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    "B" vs. "Beta"

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    In statistics, what is the difference between B and symbol B?

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    The whole question didn't show up, but I assume you mean "b" and "beta" (beta looks like a curly uppercase B).

    Generally in statistics, greek letters (like beta) are used for parameters. A parameter is a number that describes something about a population. This could be the population mean, standard deviation, or in this case, the coefficient of an independent variable in ...

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    The solution explains when to use "b" and when to use the Greek letter "beta" in statistical notation.