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    Determining significant difference in mean ratings between two products

    Hi all, I have gathered 180 respondents and asked them to rate two products (so each respondents rates both products). The only difference between the two products is that one product has an extra feature and the other does not. Now I want to know whether there are significant differences...
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    Which one to choose? Mean or Median

    I have the past two months vehicle arrival time data for a particular vehicle. To find the consistency of arrival time which one should I go for? Mean or Median? Thanks Prashanth.
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    Normal Distribution of multiple Std.Dev´s and Means

    Is there a way to calculate the Normal Distribution of a set of multiple Standard Deviations (SD) and Means (µ)? I am afraid I do no have Access to the raw data from which the SD´s and µ´s were calculated. Many thanks in advance
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    Can I compare results from 5 point likert scale to results from 4 point likert scale?

    Can I compare mean (descriptive analysis) from 5 point likert scale to a mean of 4 point likert scale? Results from 5 point likert scale: M: 3.34 (SD: .80) Results from 4 point likert scale: M: 2.18 (SD .44) I want to compare these results, is that possible? Thanks in advance,
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    Statistical power of two dataset

    Hi All, I would like to inquire how to decide whether Dataset A or Dataset B would be reliable based on their coefficient of variation, number of data points and mean value. What kind of factors could be considered? I am not searching for the direct answer but rather to jump into the...
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    How can I find an interval estimate for the mean of a Weibull distribution?

    I have a sample of n = 75 taken from a Weibull distribution and have computed mle estimates for the scale a and shape b parameter. The mean of a Weibull distribution (2 parameter) is given as u = a^(-1/b)*gamma(1+ 1/b) In which case I can find an estimate for u by simply plugging in the mle...
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    Hypothetical Statistics Question Regarding Class Curve, Standard Dev, and Mean

    Theoretical question: So say there is a course where if you score two standard deviations below the mean, you will fail the course. The class average will be roughly a 75%, not sure what to set as the baseline for standard dev, and say 150 people are in the class. One person is added to the...
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    Merits and Demerits

    What is the merits and demerits of mean median and mode? I have already found a link discussing the topic I want to that is helpful or not.
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    plot mean value according to confidence interval

    Hi all, i have a very simple question, because i am not good at statistics but i need that :) I have two signals, one is lets say 'x' another is 'time', so its a time serie. I need to find the upper and lower values of my signals according to confidence interval and then show them on a graph...
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    How to find the probability of a sampling error made in estimating the population mean?

    Alright, I have been working on my statistics assignment since Monday and I only have two questions left, dealing with the probability of a sampling error. Unfortunately, I cannot find anything in my notes and only a brief example in my textbook that does not explain the concepts behind the...
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    Average of standard deviation as repeat accuracy for five measurement series

    Hi there, I hope you can help me with the following question. I measured the power input and output of a storage and retrieval vehicle with 1,000 single measuring points. I repeated the measurement five times with the same measure method and same time steps. The result is five measurement series...
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    There was a significant difference between mean scores, so what’s next?

    What’s the mathematical meaning of a significant difference between mean scores? What should we expect? What we are allowed to say about our two groups? For example, if I have done a survey and I have a significant difference between males and females in intelligence. After this survey what I am...