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Course Documents

Chapter 1 - Intro

Chapter 2 - Methods for Describing Sets of Data

Chapter 3 - Probability

Chapter 4 - Discrete Random Variables

Chapter 5 - Normal Random Variables

Chapter 6 - Sampling Distributions

Chapter 7 - Confidence Intervals

Chapter 8 - Tests of Hypothesis: One Sample

Chapter 9 - Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Tests: Two Samples

Sample Exam I: Chapters 1 & 2

Sample Exam II: Chapters 3 & 4

Sample Exam III: Chapters 5 & 6

Sample Exam IV: Chapters 7 & 8

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Hello Professor,
I am having a hard time with Complete Factorial Design. Could you post an video explanation of problem number 10.84 on page 532 on the FIU Custom Statistics book? Thank you!

Posted to STATS 2 on Thursday, October 3, 2013   Replies: 2


Professor Mcguckian
10/03/2013
11:47 AM EST

Hi Javier,

I created a video for this problem for you.  You wanted me to work out all of the sum of squares and that takes a while, so the video is long. I left out some of the details on comparing the test stats to the critical values because I assume you know how to do that from the other sections of chapter 10.

Just remember that we first test if there is a treatment effect (Ho: No difference among the ab treatment means). If we reject that null, then we test for an interaction effect (Ho: Factors A and B do not interact). If we reject that (i.e. we show there is an interaction effect), we do not need to test if A and B are significant separately. If you cannot show there is an interaction effect, then you would test A and B separately.

Hope the video helps,

Professor


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10/04/2013
8:06 AM EST
I understand everything now, thank you!

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