Flashcards in Quiz 9 Deck (14)

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## Value

### any measure applied to an individual as opposed to a population

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## Population measure

### measure applied to a population as opposed to an individual

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## Sample statistic

### an estimate of a population parameter

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## Normal distribution

### the statistical distribution that appears graphically as a symmetric, bell-shaped curve

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## Mode

### the most frequently occurring value(s) in a distribution (data set)

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## Median

### the midpoint, or physical center, of a distribution (data set) when the values are arranged sequentially

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## Mean

### the sum of the measurements (values) divided by the number of measurements (values)

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## Range

### the difference between the largest and smallest observation on individuals in a population

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## Variation

### the difference among individuals in a population

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## Distribution of averages

### average effect of many genes

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## Measures of Central Tendency (3)

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mean

median

mode

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## Measures of Variation (3)

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range

variance

standard deviation

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## Variance

### measure of variation

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