Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Measures of variability with inferential statistics

    Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Explain why measures of variability are essential to inferential statistics.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 9:36 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/statistics/hypothesis-testing/measures-of-variability-with-inferential-statistics-258168

    Solution Preview

    When looking at inferential stats, we are trying to see if we can make inferences (conclusions or analysis) on a set of data. We can't just eye ball the data, we need to actually sit down and compute statistics to make a statistically sound conclusion on the data. This is what distinguishes inferential stats from descriptive stats that just looks at the data from a superficial point of view.

    What type of tests do we do for inferential stats? The two main are estimation and hypothesis testing.

    In ...

    Solution Summary

    This posting begins by defining what inferential statistics are, and then explains what 2 of the most popular inferential statistics are.

    $2.49

    ADVERTISEMENT