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    F distribution
    F test
    independent sample
    paired comparison
    paired samples
    paired t test
    pooled estimate
    pooled proportion
    pooled variance
    two-sample tests
    Type I error and Type II error.

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    F distribution - is used in variance calculations. It has two degrees of freedom and is skewed towards the left. It never goes into the negative region.
    F test: is used in test of variance, Regression and ANOVA
    independent sample: is one in which the data is not influenced by, or ...

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