The mean*, mode and median are the most well-known and widely used arithmetic averages. But what exactly are each used for? While all of them are measures of central tendency in a distribution of values - obtained from different kinds of measurements or observations - the question of when to use mean, median or mode… Read More

# Articles on statistics

## When to Use Mean, Median, or Mode

Posted in Mathematics
Also tagged arithmetic average, arithmetic mean, central tendency, median, mode
December 13, 2022
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## The p value – definition and interpretation of p-values in statistics

This article examines the most common statistic reported in scientific papers and used in applied statistical analyses - the p-value. The article goes through the definition illustrated with examples, discusses its utility, interpretation, and common misinterpretations of observed statistical significance and significance levels. It is structured as follows: p-value definition and meaningWhat does 'p' in… Read More

Posted in Science
Also tagged hypothesis, nhst, null hypothesis, p-value, probability, significance level, statistical significance, type I error
December 9, 2020
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