Section 1.2

Fundamentals of Social Statistics by Adam J. McKee

Basic Math Review

In the modern world, your ability to compute the value of a t-test or an F-test is questionable.  Not only can you do that with statistical software, but you can also do it with scientific calculators and spreadsheet software like Microsoft’s Excel.  Still, you need to know some basic math skills to understand what the results mean.  In other words, you need basic math skills to interpret the computer output.  Also, you will need some basic math skills to perform simple operations that translate the computer output into something that is more presentable in reports and presentations.

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