Inferential Statistics

What is a Chi-Square Test?

Things don’t always come out the way that you expect in statistics. There may be a hidden bias in the choices people make or maybe the data are not created equally. To address the expected versus the unexpected, we use a special statistical test called a chi-square test (pronounced ki as in kind). It is […]

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What is Logistic Regression?

I like my data to be nice and straight. Know why? Because it is easy to predict outcomes that way. But data doesn’t always come in a clean line. Sometimes, it’s how likely something happens that we want to know instead of an actual outcome. Enter logistic regression. The Gist of Logistic Regression Recall that […]

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Multiple Regression Analysis

In life and statistics, a lot of questions are way more complicated than they appear on the surface. Take buying a car. There are a few things to consider beyond how wicked awesome the car looks flying down the highway. Multiple regression analysis is how you can statistically consider numerous things simultaneously. In a previous […]

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What is the Regression Equation?

First off, calm down because regression equations are super fun and informative. In statistics, the purpose of the regression equation is to come up with an equation-like model that represents the pattern or patterns present in the data. So let’s discuss what the regression equation is. The Variables Essentially, we use the regression equation to […]

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