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The word “Basic Statistics” might be a misnomer. There’s really nothing simple about calculating a standard deviation! Here you’ll find a series of articles that breaks basic statistics down into simple steps — everything from finding a range to understanding the difference between different variable types.
How-To Articles for Basic Statistics
- Interquartile Range: How to Find it.
- Discrete Variable vs Continuous Variables.
- How to Find a Range.
- How to Detect Fake Statistics.
- How to Find a Five Number Summary.
- How to Tell the Difference Between Different Sampling Methods.
- How to Find the Sample Standard Deviation.
- How to find standard deviation (more examples).
- How to Find the coefficient of variation.
- How to Find Outliers.
- How to Classify a Variable as Quantitative or Qualitative.
- How to Find the Pooled Sample Standard Error.
- How to Tell the Difference Between a Statistic and a Parameter.
- How to Find the Population Variance.
- How to Find the Sample Mean.
- Regression to the Mean.
- How to Find the Mode.
- How to Find the Mean in Excel.
- How to Find the Mode in Excel.
- How to Find the Median in Excel.
- How to Find the Standard Deviation in Excel.
- How to Find an Interquartile Range in Excel.
- How to Find a 5 Number Summary in Excel.
- What is an Absolute Value?
- What is Bias in Statistics?
- What is Bivariate Data?
- What are Categorical Variables?
- What is a Census?
- What is a Continuous Variable?
- What is a Dependent Event?
- What is a Discrete Variable?
- What is Elementary Statistics?
- What is a Factorial?
- What is a Five Number Summary?
- What is an Independent event?
- What is the Interquartile Range formula?
- Interquartile range: How to find it.
- What is an IQR?
- What are measures of dispersion?
- What are Outliers?
- What is the Mean, Mode and Median?
- What is a Parameter?
- What are Parameter Statistics?
- What are Quantitative Variables?
- What is Sample Variance?
- What is Standard Deviation?
- What is a Statistic?
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