# Statistics Definitions - F Distribution

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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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