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How does statistics enrich and represent the results of a study?

How does statistics enrich and represent the results of a study? How can statistics be used to misrepresent the results of a study? What is the advantage or disadvantage with using a one-tailed t-test?

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(1): How does statistics enrich and represent the results of a study?

Answer :

There are three different ways in which statistical data may be presented:
(i) Textual Presentation
(ii) Tabular Presentation.
(iii) Graphical Presentation

(i): Textual Presentation :
In this way of presentation, numerical data are presented in
In a descriptive form.

(ii) Tabular Presentation :
Tabulation may be defined to be the orderly and systematic presentation of
Numeral data in rows and columns designed to clarify the problem under
Consideration and to facilitate comparison between the figures.
Tabular presentation or tabulation is also a form of presentation of quantitative
Data in a condensed form so that the numerical figures are capable of easy
Perception through the eyes.

Tables are of different forms, but usually tables consist of four parts:
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Solution Summary

This solution describes how statistics enrich and represent the results of a study, and how they can be used to misrepresent the facts. The advantage as well as a the disadvantages of the one-tail t-test is also addressed. This solution is 578 words.

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